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The Art of BEEing: Unconventional forage

With cooler weather finally settling in to the desert, many plants and animals are breaking their summer dormancy and giving the bees a bit more to forage upon.  These bees seem to be enjoying the opportunity provided by a bird-pecked … Continue reading

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The Art of BEEing – building bees

Today was my first “real” hive inspection since welcoming the bees a few weeks ago.  The two other times I had opened the hive more than what was required to refill the feeder I simply did spot checks and had … Continue reading

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Shop projects – Building a Beehouse

Last summer I walked into my basement and found hundreds of dead honeybees scattered across the floor. I found no evidence of a hive anywhere in or around the house, and where they came from, how they got in, and … Continue reading

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