Category Archives: Spring

Spring Inspection and Updates!

It’s about to get real beesy here. I’m buzzing with updates, a new discovery, movie reviews and a quiz to get us started on a new season of beekeeping in pretty Victoria, BC. Update #1: We went into the winter … Continue reading

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March Blossoms

Spring is here and the bees have been taking advantage of every sunny moment. I spent some time in the garden observing them. Not only did I get some amazing shots but I learned about some of their favorite travel … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning!

2016…entering my 4th season of beekeeping and have yet to experience what it feels like to be stung. I have been stung but it was so long ago, before I started beekeeping, that I really can’t remember the pain or … Continue reading

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Insulation

February has never been this fabulous. I think I may have gotten a tan today. Assuming the winter is over, I took a quick peek to assess their winter survival. Upon last year’s “harsh” winter (it dropped to -6 several … Continue reading

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