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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...
Bee Pictures

Bee Pictures

Some pictures of our bees! Check out the queen and pollen. They are so interesting to...
Bees and pollen

Bees and pollen

I don’t have any photos of the bees bringing in pollen. They are so amazing though!  When you watch the hives there are all sorts of colours on their legs! We did notice that our maple tree just outside the sunroom was “buzzing” a few days ago.  The...
Bee fence

Bee fence

After two summers with a temporary electric fence, the apiary has outgrown that infrastructure! We hired a company to help us put in a new electric fence.  It should be bear proof!  Seven wires plus mesh grounding all the way around.  And now it’s 24′ x...

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