Tag Archives: bee tree

Are Bees Wild or Domestic?

I have been pondering the question whether to classify bees as wild or domestic creatures or if it even matters.  To most people I suppose it doesn’t matter, but with my background in biology and chemistry I am not comfortable … Continue reading

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Right under my nose.

Last Friday we got some rain finally.  Not much, but we will take anything we can get at this point.  I was pretty sure it would cause at least a limited amount of swarming activity.  Well, I was right, but … Continue reading

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Inspiration from across the pond

There are many facets of beekeeping.  Some are fun, exciting and rewarding while others are tedious and boring.  This year I have assembled and wired hundreds of frames already and need to do about a hundred more.  It makes me … Continue reading

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First Hit of the Year.

Today is Friday, but the best day of this week clearly was Wednesday!!!  The post about  dead bees was a bummer so I was in search of good news.  Being out and about, I decided to check some swarm traps.  … Continue reading

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Looking for Spots

This is the time of year that we should be thinking of swarm trap locations for the coming season.  Even if your traps aren’t made yet.  Over the last several days though involved with things totally unrelated to bees, I was given … Continue reading

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Genetic Gambling

I have always thought of genetics as something similar to a high stakes game of poker.  It is A bee tree found on a friend’s farm. They report it has been there for years. obvious that you want a good … Continue reading

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