As the sun rose up this morning over Mount Shasta, we recovered a bee swarm discovered by Amelia Barr in Grenada. Eleanor and Izzy assisted this most simple swarm catch. Watch it below: The bees are now back at Maagic Mountain farm with frames of honey and pollen. May they enjoy their new home. SponsorContinue reading “Sunrise Swarm Success”
Today, two boxes of frames loaded with wax, honey, brood and a young queen all set up in their new home on the land. Huge gratitude for their presence on the land. Welcome bees!
Monday afternoon the bees called me from the garden. I went over to find a huge swarm in the air circling all around. The sound was intoxicating. I ran back to the house and got the camera and recorded this video. TURN UP YOUR SOUND!!! After about 30 minutes, they settled down inContinue reading “The Bees Swarm”
Two weeks ago Friday the bees moved back on to the farm. The first couple of days they saw sun but then only rain and wind and a bit of hail. They are loving this sunny day! Today they are out and about collecting food. See the pollen sacks on their legs as they returnContinue reading “Welcome Home Honey Bees”
Late in January with the warm days I noticed the bees active in the heat of the day. I could monitor their activity as well by watching their debris on the bottom board of the hive. Then by mid February, after those heavy rains and winds, all activity stopped. Last weekend I opened the hive andContinue reading “Bee Update”