Our two hives are thriving! Last weekend we checked our bees. We have two hives-north hive and south hive.
So I didn’t like my first beeswax wraps. They didn’t hold their shape, and weren’t flexible enough. So I decided to try again. The result was pretty good, although slightly discolored.
So we did a thing.
The husband took some pictures of our bees. He’s better than I am.
Fed the bees today. They made it through the cold snap.
Well, we made a decision to try to sell our wares at the farmers’ market. We don’t want to commit to every week, but we have sufficient excess that we can try to sell. The first thing we had to do was get a… Continue Reading “This Little Piggy Went to Market”
No pictures yet, but we had another patented Goad Farm project at night/trying to beat a storm/locusts/frogs etc.
Our apple trees are in bloom and the bees are loving it!
On Wednesday we released the queen from her box. It’s amazing to me the difference in how we interact with the bees between the first year and this year. The first year we started at panicked, and it went downhill from there. This year,… Continue Reading “Releasing the Queen”
We busted our butts and finished the bee structure just in time.