Category Archives: Beekeeping

Checking Joe’s Bees for Varroa Mites

lso this last weekend, I helped my brother perform a check on his bees for Varroa mites.  Varroa mites are a vary common parasite that uses the bee’s own brood cycle, or the raising of their young, to perpetuate its … Continue reading

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Honey Harvest!

oe and his girlfriend Eryn came up this weekend to harvest the honey in his hives.  Dan has been bitten by the beekeeping bug and joined in on the fun.  Bees apparently like light colored clothing and are less likely … Continue reading

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Hive Check-Up

 tagged along last weekend with camera and questions as my brother Joe and his assistants (Grandpa and brother in law to be Dan) checked on his hives at the farm.  Thought you might enjoy some pictures of the wonders of … Continue reading

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My Brother the Beekeeper

y younger brother Joe stopped by the farm to check on his bees the other day.  He wanted to see if they were flying and give them some water.  The ice cream pail lid filled with water you can see … Continue reading

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