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First 21 days of a bees life.

An amazing vid on the first 21 days of a bee, from egg to new bee

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Swarm Season

Wow, Started this season off with multiple seperate swarms. I managed to catch a few and Start some new colonies. Here are a few pictures.


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First Year Beekeeping Lessons Learned

Last February, I excitedly decided to give beekeeping a try. Two months later, I was bringing home my first package of bees! You can read more about that fun day… 1,390 more words

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To Bee, or Not to Bee

Earlier this week, I experienced my saddest day as a beekeeper. About, ninety percent of my Verbena colony died. I found myself suddenly scrambling to keep the remaining bees alive! 886 more words

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Melting Wax

Winter is in full half effect here in Vancouver with temps hovering around 8 degrees Celsius in the daytime with it dipping around freezing sometimes in the night. 203 more words

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What's up with "Bee-yonce?"

Yes, I’m still beekeeping! There has been activity outside both colonies everyday since I returned from Germany, and that is a good sign! I haven’t checked inside the colonies since I got home. 1,026 more words

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Beware of Robbers!

Yep, you read that right, robbers! Robbing is something I had no idea I’d need to be concerned about as a beekeeper. Bees from other colonies attempt to rob weak and/or new colonies of their honey stores. 494 more words

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