Month: March 2013

First Hive Inspection March Year 2

First Hive Inspection March Year 2

Just enough time to: look inside fill the feeders and find everything alive, strong and healthy The Weather It’s been above 60 degrees the last few days. And today has the same forcast. But, tomorrow the temperatures are predicted to drop and snow is possible. […]

SciFri Springtime Buzz Podcast

SciFri Springtime Buzz Podcast

Denise Chow has produce a new Science Friday bee related podcast. With warmer weather (hopefully) just around the corner, what can we expect this spring from some of nature’s most important pollinators? Plus, new research on the electric fields in flowers and the effect of […]

Life is Good

Life is Good

In Wyoming, it often warms up the day before the next blizzard hits. This time, the warm spell lasted two days and it got warm enough for my bees to fly. So, it was time to visit the beeyard. It’s still too cold to disturb […]

Wishing for Spring

Wishing for Spring

Wishing for spring? It’s the first week of March and snowing! Well, that’s Wyoming’s climate. What else should I expect. In an average year it can snow until the end of May. In a cold year, it can snow until July. Beekeepers, in the warmer parts of […]