Category / bee hives

May 1, 2020
This week it has rained quite a bit on Cape Cod. We’ve had stolen glimpses of sunshine and took full advantage of those infrequent moments. Living in the Northeast, I always feel that we are behind much of the country. We still don’t have any leaves on our trees yet, although we can finally see…

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June 22, 2012
Bees working bits of burr comb removed from between the frames and placed at the entrance Two weeks ago, my mentor from the local beekeeper’s association came over to visit my hives for the first time.  It was a great experience.  Both hives, Willow and Briar, were growing as expected.  There was beautiful brood, capped…

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March 3, 2012
One of the biggest questions that I had prior starting out on my honey bee keeping journey had to do with how the chickens and the bees will coexist in my yard.  I was nervous because I knew nothing about keeping bees. Yet I knew a lot about keeping chickens.  I wondered to myself?  Will…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.