Honeybee Emerging From Brood Cell

I got this cool video of a honey bee emerging from its cell. It’s in the upper left side of the video. It has worked through the brood cap and emerging into the hive for the first time.

Hive Update – Another Queen Lost

When we went into my top bar hive on Sunday we were looking for Queen Stalactite but came up short. We couldn’t find her and we only found drone brood (baby boy bees that looks like little bullet tops). This means that there is probably a worker laying eggs (which happens when there is no […]

Bee Communication

This is my presentation on bee communication I gave to my 4H bee club. This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office Online.

My New Honeybee Queens

I now have two queens in my hives. There is a very long queen in my top bar that came from the graft. I named her Queen Stalactite because she is super long like a stalactite. She is not marked yet but she will be marked with a yellow dot the next time I go […]

Honeybee Swarm on Cherry Blossom Tree

Catching A Swarm

I was at Mr. H’s house getting the queen graft for my top bar hive, we were about to leave when Mr. H’s wife said there was a swarm nearby where we lived. We went to the swarm call with Mr. H. When we got there, we saw the swarm in a cherry blossom tree. […]