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Bee swarm season is nearly here

Every spring I am swarm-betrothed. I am deeply moved by everything a swarm does. I’m touched by knowing the hive is filling up with drone eggs weeks before the nursery ‘s seams swell with the baby-maidens. I feel like the … Continue reading

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7 Years In a Bee Tree

In late November seven years ago, a distant neighbor cut down an alder tree that was hanging over his driveway. Unbeknownst to him, that tree was a bee tree – home to a feral honeybee hive. The top of the … 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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