Photo shoot with one of my honey bees

This morning, while still cool out, I found one of my honey bees hanging out on my barn. It was still too cool for her to find her way back to the hive and she was very calm.   I took a small twig and got her to climb aboard and transferred her onto a flower from a butterfly…

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Hive inspection and a new queen

My left hive was without a queen so I bought another one. This first video is 2 days after I added her to the hive. The video shows her walking around on the frame. 🙂   This next video is just a quick overall update of the inspection since I did not record the second hive inspection.

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The good, the bad and the covered

The good, the bad Year one of my beekeeping adventures turned out successful in that I failed. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill I collected a few pounds of honey out of the Flow Hive supers. I had two hives this year. I had a few swarms, became queen-less, remained…

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Getting caught up

I have had a full year of bee keeping in 2018 and posted many videos to Facebook. Since I am starting to update my site here, I am starting off over halfway into my year with this post. This was taken around July. I have 2 Flow Hive setups that I bought at a discount from a lady that…

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