Category Archives: Survival

Summa Time!

Summer’s bee’n great so far and the bees have definitely needed that to recuperate! Here are the newest developments: Update 1: Unfortunately we lost a record amount of hives during winter 2016/17. I couldn’t believe it! Some of the strongest … Continue reading

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Wrapping the wee ones in warmth

Eeek, it’s cold out and tonight it will dip down to -5°C ! I worry about the little ones and have tried my best to keep them warm. We just took a quick peek inside and sure enough, they’ve generated … Continue reading

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December Flowers

¡Ay, caramba! Time buzzes! I can’t believe it’s already December! Today I did some of my own research on bee loving flowers, particularly at this time of year when food sources are scarce. I’ve decided to take inventory on existing … 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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Love goes through the Tummy

I meant to post this on Thanksgiving because it’s all about feasting, feeding and family but I’ve bee’n a little lazy lately, so unbee-like. To make up for it though, I guarantee at least one post a month until bee … Continue reading

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