Category Archives: bees

around here

A few of my favorite photos from May & the first part of June around here.

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beeswax

After our last honey extraction in August, Steve put some of the frames with empty honeycomb back out for the bees to clean up.¬†They eat all the remaining honey until it is pretty much pristine. This comb was then scraped … Continue reading

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honey

We extracted our first appreciable amount of honey from hive #1. Steve recently got more bees to start #2 and will possibly split #1 to start #3. There were¬†6 full frames ready which was about 1.5 gallons of honey. We’re … Continue reading

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blue bee hive

I hope our future bees like blue because that’s what color their new house is going to be. Apparently they don’t like red, which is the other color of exterior paint we have left over from the cornhole project. 10,000 … Continue reading

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