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Moved An Apiary; Taught A Class

I moved my Wixom Farm apiary to a new location, about 10 miles closer to my home. Moving 10 mid-summer hives is not a trivial matter, but was made much easier by my friend and fellow beekeeper, Max. The plan was this: arrive at the apiary about 7 pm, remove…

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Avital Checks A Hive; About Bee Stings

Last week, Avital turned 4. She has been asking for a bee suit, so I finally bought her one. Yes, they make them for children! It’s still a bit big on her, but she’ll grow into it. I keep a nuc and a full size hive in the backyard. Yesterday,…