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Bees Flying in Winter

January 26, 2012 · 6 comments

The sun came out yesterday, and the bees went nuts. They hurried out of the hives and clouded the air. I walked right into their territory to pick some kale (bottom right) for lunch, and in just a few moments, I had bees in crawling in my hair, on my clothes, and on my camera. […]


Bulldozer Bees

August 23, 2011 · 7 comments

                          This is a beekeeper’s idea of a fun Saturday night. My husband Henry is transitioning from being a hobby beekeeper to a professional who specializes in mite-resistant colonies that are well adapted to local conditions. He successfully overwintered one hive that we’ve […]