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June 24, 2013
It has been a little while since I have shared any updates about the bees but that does not mean that they have been quiet.  In fact, they have been very busy! I even added another hive on a nearby property.Read more

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September 14, 2012
Eggplant, cardoon, basil and tomatoes thrive near the hives. My nine year old son decided to title this post.  You see, I had a heck of a time with the bees yesterday!  It had been a while since I had entered my hives as I was just letting the bees do “their thing”.   During…

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May 27, 2012
It has been one week since I installed the nucs into their new homes.   The entire family has enjoyed watching the hives from the kitchen window.  As we eat breakfast, we watch the bees zipping up into the sky, making literally a “bee line” to pollen locations.  Amazingly, every few seconds bees dart very quickly…

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May 10, 2012
This past Sunday afternoon, I had the pleasure of attending my very first hive opening with our local beekeeping association.  Last Winter, I took their beekeeping course and today, I was getting a close up look at two new bee hives started from packages 4 weeks ago.  Hive openings are best when the weather is…

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