Honey Harvest

We were sad to have our hive swarm at the end of the season this year, but there were a few benefits to that experience.  One of the most important is feeling prepared for next season, and knowing the signs of a coming swarm.  Additionally, we were able to harvest the hive of honey that … More Honey Harvest

Making Brood Comb

Once your bees are settled into their new hive, they go to work in earnest on building comb.  Not all bee comb is going to produce honey, in fact when a colony starts to make comb it is primarily brood comb.  Brood comb is where the queen bee lives and lays her eggs, which propagate … More Making Brood Comb