Category / beekeeper

July 13, 2015
  This week is the peak of lavender season here at Tilly’s Nest. Lavender and bees go hand in hand.   Purple is a favorite color of bees and the lavender is simply divine to these girls. They flit quickly from flower to flower sipping nectar. The lavender is a nectar source.   Did you …

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December 1, 2014
Happy December first. Today is an unusually beautiful sunny day in the sixties here on Cape Cod. Last week we had some cooler temperatures in the lower forties and high thirties but today is a very good bee day. The honeybees were so happy to have the sun warm their hives. In fact, the activity …

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September 6, 2013
I knew it would eventually happen. But I never thought my first bee sting would happen like this. After we returned from California there was a lot of work to be done both indoors and out, especially in the vegetable garden. After a week of neglect, the garden was on my priority list. Over ripened …

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