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WSBee Honey!

Today the 5th grade helped extract honey from honeycomb made by our very own honeybees. The honeycomb was carefully harvested last week. We only took a couple of bars to ensure the bees have plenty of honey to get them through the winter. 172 more words

Green Project

Freezing Bees!

Yes, Fridays are normally time for me to ramble on about some aspect of writing, but this week I have bees on my mind. Also, I haven’t posted about my bees since… 945 more words

Writing

bee update

Not much to really update as the hive failed. Did not open it early enough in the season to determine why, but have my suspicions and disease isn’t one of them. 349 more words

Self-reliance

Caution: Bees on Board

I told you about inspecting a friend’s beehive earlier in the year. After that I then decided that I really wanted some bees of my own. 654 more words

Environment

Tales of a Terrible Bee Keeper

I’m more of a cat person, really.  But as a farmer, I love pollinators.  Birds, butterflies, especially bees help to ensure that we will have crops.  623 more words

Top Bar Hive

Moving Honey Bees- Take 2

The blue and red lights of a bored sheriff flew on as soon as we turned on the main road.  We had barely gotten started, our precious load in the back, and we knew we hadn’t broken any traffic laws.  588 more words

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