Category Archives: Swarming Bees

Spirit Bee yellow jacket tips to protect your bees

With the arrival of early spring, here are some Spirit Bee yellow jacket tips to protect your bees. At the end of winter I’m ready for bee season to begin. I’ve got two “do now” tasks: cleaning bait hives and equipment … Continue reading

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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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Bee-centered beekeeping: When a hive grows slowly

Bee-centered beekeeping takes a different approach than conventional beekeeping. The aim is to do things the way the bees themselves would do them. One of my top bar hives was going strong all spring and then a few weeks ago, … 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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