Bees, Peru

Working with the bees – the move to the African top-bar hive

Had a wonderful time, even if slightly nerve-wracking, working with the bees this past Saturday.  Day 2 being the practical day there was no ifs, ands or buts about it - you suit up, but some solid boots on and off you go to the hives! We did hive inspections - taking them apart gently… Continue reading Working with the bees – the move to the African top-bar hive

Bees, Peru

one of Earth’s worst species in which to be a male – the world of the HoneyBee – Part I

An intro into the world of the honeybee colony. I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a beekeeping workshop this past Saturday.  It was Day 1 of a two-day workshop, the first day being more theory based and the second day more practical.  So far, due to weather and health reasons we've postponed Day 2… Continue reading one of Earth’s worst species in which to be a male – the world of the HoneyBee – Part I