My husband and I went out to the bee hive this afternoon, not fully sure what to expect.  As we opened up the hive, we were pleasantly surprised to find tons capped brood! Which means, we have a laying queen after all!!! Hooray!!! We have such a healthy hive, we need to add another super … Continue reading Brood!

Assembling the Hive

Our hive arrived! Almost a month ago. The awesome thing about homesteading family members is their experience and help. My father in law has had bees for several years and he and my husband assembled the hive together! It was a nice father/son moment to witness. Initially we were concerned that the various components of … Continue reading Assembling the Hive