December 13, 2018

So the Christmas season is almost upon us and I don't know about you, I always leave Christmas shopping until the last minute.  I think I hold out as long as possible until I get pulled into the Christmas spirit, kicking and screaming.

Having said that, I love cooking t...

September 18, 2018

It has been an amazing year full of busy bee activity.

We thought with the bad winter that we would loose a few colonies, but it turned out that it was only one colony, which although there was sufficient stores in the brood chamber, the bees just wasn't able to get to...

June 8, 2018

Hi everyone, we are now in April, for sure the temperature has risen and we are promised to be in 20s by the end of the week.

In this weeks garden hive inspection, all three queens were located and the colony is building nicely.  The queen lays 1500-2000 eggs a day, so...

October 21, 2017

Here we are in mid October, the weather was wonderful and now its changing.  Weather temperature and day light is everything for the bees and the beekeeper, both inside and outside of the hive.  We as beekeepers will have done a few things to get the colonies settle fo...

October 20, 2017

 This is a homemade chocolate slab, with dates, pecan, coconut underneath homemade chocolate and pistachio 

Most of us love something sweet at the end a meal.  "Just to cap it off"..we kid ourselves.  But often those sweet cravings become habits and the portions get big...

August 28, 2017

Phew, we got through the season already.  What happened to 2017? I currently have 4 hives in my garden and another 2 hives on another apiary off site.  Just a mile away.  Easy enough to get to.

This year we extracted 3 supers off the off-site apiary and w...

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