Blog: Posts from category 'Bees'

Honey finally taken off

Posted by Greg Whyte on 23 March 2018

Our bee hives finally had some of the honey taken off yesterday

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Honey finally taken off

Posted by Greg Whyte on 23 March 2018

Our bee hives finally had some of the honey taken off yesterday

Bees - progress towards our first honey of 2018

Posted by Greg Whyte on 7 January 2018

Rick our bee keeper called in today to check out how the hives were progressing and how the bees were doing after the recent storm

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Bees - progress towards our first honey of 2018

Posted by Greg Whyte on 7 January 2018

Rick our bee keeper called in today to check out how the hives were progressing and how...

Honey boxes on both hives - now it's up to the bees

Posted by Greg Whyte on 15 November 2017

Rick our beekeeper has added a honey box to the newest hive so now its up to the bees to do what they do best - collect pollen and honey

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Honey boxes on both hives - now it's up to the bees

Posted by Greg Whyte on 15 November 2017

Rick our beekeeper has added a honey box to the newest hive so now its up to the bees to...

Bees - Wasp trouble

Posted by Greg Whyte on 13 September 2017

Our bee keeper Rick was doing his check up today and discovered our hives have been attacked by wasps and plenty of them!

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Bees - Wasp trouble

Posted by Greg Whyte on 13 September 2017

Our bee keeper Rick was doing his check up today and discovered our hives have been...

Bees - strange happenings with our Queen

Posted by Greg Whyte on 14 August 2017

Our bee keeper Rick called in yesterday to check up on the bees and to add to their winter food some sugary water mix and to treat them for the varolla mite

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Bees - strange happenings with our Queen

Posted by Greg Whyte on 14 August 2017

Our bee keeper Rick called in yesterday to check up on the bees and to add to their...

Our bee hive and now there are 4

Posted by Greg Whyte on 20 April 2017

Tonight our lone bee hive got several new mates - 2 large hives plus a small hive wintering over at our place. They have come from a spot where wasps were becoming a problem - not...

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Our bee hive and now there are 4

Posted by Greg Whyte on 20 April 2017

Tonight our lone bee hive got several new mates - 2 large hives plus a small hive...

Taking the honey off - January 2017

Posted by Greg Whyte on 15 January 2017

Today Rick the bee keeper came to take the first lot of honey from the hive for the season and what an experience it was.

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Taking the honey off - January 2017

Posted by Greg Whyte on 15 January 2017

Today Rick the bee keeper came to take the first lot of honey from the hive for the...