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Spring? Here’s A Sign.

02 Mar

The girls were busy this past weekend. I’m optimistic that this means they have made it through the winter again. I hope this also means they are ready to get to making me some more honey for this year.

I haven’t opened up the hive to inspect things yet, but this was a goodly bunch of bees hanging out on the front porch, so that’s usually a good sign. Either they are ready to go or these girls are robbing my hive.

We’ll see in a few weeks when I break into it and check them out. I don’t like to break their waxy weather proofing until it has warmed up for good and true outside.

My honey from last year has already sugared up but that’s okay. I think it was just too cool in the bottom of the pantry for it. I just warmed up a jar, stirred it and we are enjoying the first jar of last year’s harvest.

Good things come from small packages.

 
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Posted by on March 2, 2012 in bees, farm, garden, honey, honeybees

 

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