Feral Bees!

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Last Saturday, I got a message from a fellow beekeeper friend about a swarm of honey bees she had spotted in her parents’ yard. The swarm in question had set down and formed a nice cluster around a tree branch about 20 feet above grade. This was only the second swarm I had heard about so far this year, […]

Weird Weather

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So far, 2011 sure has had some very weird weather. Seattle has had the coldest April on record. Saturday we broke a record for rainfall – almost an inch in just six hours, and I think we set another record on Sunday. Over the weekend I got an email from a friend about a honey […]