Tag: bees

Bee Update

Our two hives are thriving! Last weekend we checked our bees. We have two hives-north hive and south hive.

Beeswax Wraps, Take Two

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.

Our First Farmers Market

So we did a thing.

The Talented Husband

The husband took some pictures of our bees. He’s better than I am.

Bees Are Buzzing

Fed the bees today. They made it through the cold snap.

This Little Piggy Went to Market

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”

More Beekeeping at Night

No pictures yet, but we had another patented Goad Farm project at night/trying to beat a storm/locusts/frogs etc.

Bees and Apple Trees

Our apple trees are in bloom and the bees are loving it!

Releasing the Queen

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”

Back in Beesness!

We busted our butts and finished the bee structure just in time.