Spring Check Up 2016: Flurries in May

Wednesday last in all the good weather we put the screened bottom boards on our hives, and added our honey supers as the bees have been loving this weather! Well, Canada being Canada, should have known that we’d still have to wait until Victoria Day to put our transplants in or to feed our ladies […] View full article →

The very angry post about varroa mites.

We should have gotten to treating for varrora mites last weekend, but seeing as it was my Grammy’s 91st birthday she received all my attention. I love my Grammy. Well we got to it today. Without needing to put the screened bottom board on, our latest check was purely visual with one frame with 10 mites. […] View full article →