Honey harvest

Honey harvest

We have started harvesting our honey! The frames are very beautiful.  We use the scraper to break open the wax.  We have a 4 frame extractor that spins and the honey drains out the bottom. We do an initial filter out of the extractor and then filter again through a...
Bees doing well!

Bees doing well!

The hives are doing well!  The honey flow is happening. This is grandma loading up the gator to put more honey supers (and a couple of brood boxes) on the...
Feeding the bees

Feeding the bees

We purchased some “fondant” to feed the bees this month.  It’s something you can feed in the winter.  We were concerned, with so much snow still on the ground, that the bees may not have enough food to get through to spring. What was originally...
Apiary

Apiary

The bees were enjoying the warm weather! We’ve had some challenges this year with the mini drought.  We didn’t get rain for over 5 weeks (starting at the beginning of August) and during that time our wildflowers stopped blooming.  We’ve been feeding...
Honey Harvest Day

Honey Harvest Day

Last Friday was honey harvest day! Grandma, Grandpa and Lilian did all the work.  Kwesi and I stacked wood… It was a delicious day!  Stay tuned for honey sales! Honey Harvest Frames ready to harvest Honey Harvest Frames ready to harvest Honey Harvest Extractor...

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