What Now?

You’ve completed your first task as a beekeeper: the packages are in their new hives.  The queen, in her cage, is surrounded by workers who are rapidly eating the candy stopper that keeps her confined.  Once she is free, she’ll…

Package update

The pickup date for the spring packages is set for May 15. They will be at Stonewall Apiary some time in the morning on Monday, May 16. We’ll post regular updates about our location online, but call first if you…

Feeding Your Packages

When starting your spring packages, it’s important that they have plenty of nectar and pollen.  Since pollen is abundant in the spring, pollen patties are usually unnecessary but they will certainly not hurt the colonies if you decide to use…

And we’re back!

After taking the winter months off from the beeblog, I turned my attention back to the site. The software needed to be upgraded, but it didn’t go smoothly. After a few hours of work, I decided that it simply isn’t…