Last post, I mentioned that once bees decide they will swarm, there is no turning back. Last Sunday, several hundred bees found their way into the garage, where the extra beekeeping equipment is kept. Smelling like honey and cozy like home, the bees are attracted to the empty frames in supers and brood boxes. At … Continue reading Swarm!
**I wrote this over a week ago, then didn’t have internet for a bit, so didn’t get it posted. Better late than never! When I was a small girl, I was a bit enamored by the bunny rabbit. He seemed so sweet and fuzzy, even a bit shy. He even brought jellybeans and chocolates at … Continue reading Small woodland creatures, how I loathe you
After an unusually short winter, it’s begun to feel like spring here already. The present moment notwithstanding, I’m not entirely convinced that we are going to get a pass on winter; my glass-half-empty side thinks about March 1st will be a great time for a blizzard. Yesterday we received a bit of sad winter news. … Continue reading Seeds and Bees