The first hard frost was last night, 19⁰ F was reported. Blooming plants will be back in the spring. Continue reading
With shorter days, cooling fall weather, winter imminent and food sources dwindling, honey bee colonies are being harassed by even more pests. Yellow Jackets, Continue reading
The four Clermont hives were checked yesterday and found to be in good condition. All have plentiful stores, solid bee cover, and some brood. There is no evidence Continue reading
I have been using any extra beekeeping time to help other beekeepers improve their experience through a few yard visits but mostly continuing the train yard process. Continue reading
August 12th weather turned out to be perfect for training hive checks and mite-level counts. We were pleased to find low mite levels, solid brood patterns Continue reading
I’ve been a bit of a slacker in keeping up with my ramblings. Not that summer beekeeping isn’t filled with lots to do. It is, as you know.
I’ve been balancing my hive work load with a training yard set up Continue reading