Category Archives: Beekeeping

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The Bear the Bear and the Maiden Fair

I opened my hive again today and things went very smoothly.  I checked all the frames and found about six and a half frames fully built out. Several had a layer of honey, a huge layer of brood, and finally … Continue reading

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As Promised… Video of My First Hive Visit

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Smoke and Mirrors

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Convincing 10,000 Bees to Move in

Bringing home the bees...
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The Long Wait for my New “Pets”

The months following my internet purchase of bees consisted of prepping the hive, reading beekeeping books, and telling friends, neighbors and family members about my decision to become a beekeeper. The reactions from all parties varied dramatically on the last … Continue reading

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Bees or Dogs, an Easy Decision (for some)

First, let me describe to you why and how exactly I became a lady beekeeper. With all the hype about CCD (colony collapse disorder) the popularity of beekeeping has risen, and many have made a foray into the hobby to … Continue reading

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