Heard the expression ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’? Here is a picture (SEE BELOW) that may be worth a thousand questions. Photo from web source Pinterest (and most recently seen in Cowlitz WA Beekeeping newsletter). To begin with Why? Why two levels? What is problem this is attempting to … Read more about What in the BEE WORLD?
In his 2016 February in the Northwest post, Rich had lots of timely information (you can read his post by clicking Calendar on top bar and scrolling down to February in Northwest apiary): He listed some of the local pollen sources (Snow Crocus, Crocus, Paperwhites, Camellia, Hazelnut (about done) … Read more about February in the Northwest apiary 2018
Here is update from Rich’s 2015 post: January, our winter, is time for planning and our bees time to cluster for warmth. We have already seen an occasional winter flight day. While we anxiously await February, March and April overwintering successes (our bees toughest winter stretch), it is a good … Read more about January in the Northwest Apiary 2018