Tagged: spring

March 2014 Yard Visit

Yesterday Often, just before the next spring blizzard: hurricane speed up slope winds blow the cold air away snow and ice rapidly melt in...

Yard Visit End of May 2013

The bad weather continued through the third week in May. It’s still cool. But not cold enough to keep the bees from flying. So...

Yard Visit May 2013

April’s weather has been terrible. Basically a snow storm about every 3 days. It’s brought desperately needed moisture to this land of extreme drought....

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...

Yard Report – May 2012

The Idea Five 3 lb bee packages were installed in single, conventional, 10 frame Langstroth hives. These were filled with plastic small cell frames...

Here I go Again

Those 5 packages have made a successful transition to 5 small colonies. The first batch of brood is just beginning to hatch. Shrinking colony...

Package Bees Ordered

Wyoming’s spring weather has been unusually warm and mild. And while out and about digging the garden, I noticed a few bumblebees and wasps...

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