Category Archives: Relocating Bees

Buzzing bees visit studio for taste of honey

Buzzing bees are one of my favorite sounds in the world. Last week Joseph and I were driving back to the farm from Portland. A gorgeous day. All I wanted to do when we got home was get out in … Continue reading

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Spirit Bee April Events: Stories, Poems & Swarms

Spirit Bee April Events kick off Spring 2016 at Friendly Haven Rise Farm. We’re all abuzz with the change of season and these events just around the corner.   Spirit Bee April Events Sign up today! An Afternoon of Bee … Continue reading

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Bees in your pants? It could be worse!

Bees in your pants? Trust me, it’s not that bad! Last spring a friend gave me a swarm she collected from her wild bee hive. It was nearly nightfall when the bees arrived and I know better than to try … Continue reading

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Hot Bee Gloves: A Cautionary Tale

Recently I was on a swarm call and found the bees clustered in a small arbor vitae tree, within reach but hanging on the trunk rather than on a branch. This kind of tree is just a bristle bush of … Continue reading

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