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!
It has been a little over 4 weeks since the bees came to live with me. I have kept careful notes about what I was noticing, so it wasn't terribly surprising when I opened the hive to see A LOT more bees than I expected! All bees spend about 3.5 days as an egg. This is … Continue reading New Workers Join the fleet! – week 4