Hello Kitty update

Last week I installed a new queen in the Hello Kitty (HK) hive and noticed that there was what looked to be some new capped brood from the original queen that I thought was dead.  I also moved a couple Read more…

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Newly capped brood in HK
Country apiary

Hive Tour

Yesterday, the Boulder County Beekeepers Association (BCBA), sponsored a hive tour of local apiaries.  Miles McGaughey, president of BCBA, organized and led the tours which encompassed a mix of hive styles and experience levels. The idea of the tour was Read more…

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Wacky weather

In my last post, I mentioned that we had a cool and rainy May.  June started out with a bang and we had our first 90+ day on Tuesday.  Yesterday took the cake though, with severe thunderstorms, an hour of Read more…

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Nice brood pattern in Sarah's hive
Bee yard in bloom

Spring Has Sprung

The sun is shining, the grass has riz, oh what a wonderful day it is!  After one of the wettest and dreariest Mays on record, we are finally experiencing some of the famed Colorado sunshine again.  I got 6.4″ of Read more…

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