It has been a long time since I posted here, and I have to admit, I stayed away largely out of fear that I would have to report that something terrible had happened over the winter. Up to 60% of all hive fail for a variety of reasons. I was afraid mine would too. I spent … Continue reading Spring Excitement!
"They had expanded faster then they could sustain and nature took its course by shrinking the hive back to a manageable size."
As a nature girl, it has been drilled into me since childhood that you don't feed the wildlife because it makes them dependant on you, leaving them vulnerable in times of natural shortages. So, when I was faced with the decision to continue to feed the bees that had just arrived or not, I was confused. … Continue reading Bee Tea – To Feed or Not to Feed