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Honey harvest

Well, it’s not much, but we did get some honey from the girls this year. Unfortunately, the hive couldn’t recover from an early summer swarm and a second swarm later in the summer. We tried to re-queen (you can buy a queen on the internet for $20), but for whatever reason, it didn’t work and […]

Warre Hive Construction

A few years ago we read an article in the magazine Countryside & Small Stock Journal regarding sustainable beekeeping practices using a Warre hive. Since then we’ve read and studied many sources on the Internet regarding sustainable beekeeping, and finally this weekend we were able to construct a Warre hive for ourselves. I think The […]