Bee Happy: Getting the hives ready for the winter

This year was challenging, the weather and number of swarms we were called on to relocate were numerous. There is something really special when you go out, find a swarm, get all the bees, to include the queen (the most important part), bring them home and introduce them to their new home (we always have empty hive boxes available, just in case, you never know when the need will arise) follow their progress and see how strong they become. […]