June 2006

I started beekeeping in 1996 and have been doing it on and off since then. For about a decade, I kept a blog of my adventures. Haven’t updated it in a while, but ya never know.


In a post last year, I stated that the ratio of female to male bees in a hive is phi, or roughly 1.618, which is …

June 14, 2006

Per previous post, Michelle picked up our replacement queen, I found the old queen in Hive 1, crushed her head between my forefingers, and stuck the new queen in (with a frame of brood from …

June 3, 2006