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…

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…


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…

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…