Just sharing some late summer flowers and a few bee shots.
Enjoy the summer and stay safe!
On a less bee-related topic, it is the second year that my grapevine produced. I am now trying to think of what to do with my bounty.
The next step will be creating a jam/jelly if I don’t eat them all. This year’s garden has been tough on cucumbers. I found one today…
I will add an update on what these grapes turn into if I don’t eat them all.
Bee Safe! Michelle
Here is a recently finished video of our movement bees from the nuc to regular hive.
Here are beekeeper terms that were used in this video:
Despite the summer heat, this has been a good year for sunflowers. I tried to grow some exotic colors but the seeds that did the best we’re the Mammoth ones that I purchased at the Dollar Tree.
I love this time of year, so that I can watch the many pollenators in my yard! Enjoy the summer and bee safe!
With the summer heat, the weeds have gotten out of control. Here are some photos of our early morning work at Park Heights Community Health Alliance.
Here is some video of bees bearding. This is often confused with a “swarm”. The bees are trying to stay cool outside the hive. This is a new nuc that I have not moved to my box because I wanted them to get very strong.