Bzzy Morning

Of course, I had to look at the bees before I left for work this morning, to see what was going on. I’m not sure if you can tell from the picture. but the shape (and size?) of their cluster had changed, probably to be sure the queen was warm enough overnight.

But more […]

Two’s a crowd

Apparently the established queen decided that the newcomer couldn’t stay in her hive. I arrived home from work today to find this swarm clumped on the side of the house.

I have no bee spray, nor the heart to go buy more. Called the bee man, who’s not overly interested – unlikely to be able […]

More Bzzzzzz Biz

I was sitting at my computer desk this morning, entering the sales information from my weekend show, when I realized I was hearing a buzzing noise. And that I was hearing it over the moderate level of NPR bringing me the morning news. Uh, oh. That means bees are swarming again. Get up & go […]

Bee Story

The bee story starts a decade ago, so you don’t even want the Reader’s Digest Condensed version, but only the short-short version. And if this seems long, trust me, it’s short.

A swarm of bees splits off from the main hive when nature signals them to. For reasons only a little bee brain can determine, […]