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The Longest Winter

It’s been a long winter here in the mountains in the northwest corner of the lower 48 states. It started snowing the first week of December and has just recently stopped. We did have a 1 ½ week break where … Continue reading

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2016 A Year To Forget

I’m back. I have been away from the blog world for a while. 2015 was not a good year personally or bee-wise. At the moment it is snowing, so not a lot to talk about regarding the bees. Please do … Continue reading

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New Queens In New Hives

The queen bees have come – with more still coming.  The first queens have been placed in their hives (the splits I wrote about in the previous blog post), and are laying.  This post covers how I put them in … Continue reading

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Oyster Mushrooms Emerge

Oyster Mushrooms emerge from alder snags in the Brookfield Farm forest. Lovely and delicious. Continue reading

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Water For Bees & Successful Queen Breeding

Three ways to give honey bees water. Continue reading

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First Flight:

an intro to our off-grid apiary near Mount Baker Washington Continue reading

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