todayintheapiary Photos & Videos

6 months ago

Finally threw a candy board in my hive. I left them close to 50 lbs of honey but I feel like you can never bee too safe with our long, unpredictable New England winters. I generally like to do this back in Oct/Nov but I recently read that a general rule of thumb is to have feeders on before Dec 22nd. Bon appetit! #bees #beekeeping #beekeeper #keepbees #urbanbeekeeping #urbanfarm #grow #diy #todayintheapiary #loveyourself #love #honey #honeybees #beeinspiring #beeherenow #Zen #zenbeeism #beherenow #live #dowhatyoulove #inspire #beeinspiring #sustainability #permies #permaculture #permaculturist #garden #urbangarden #organic #earthsteward #natural #organic

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8 months ago

Propolis is a brown resinous substance honeybees collect from tree buds. It's malleable when its warmed up but also hardens like a glue. They use it to seal up the hive and to polish wax comb. As the winter approaches here in the North East they work tirelessly sealing up the hive with this stuff. As a beekeeper it can be harvested and used for a multitude of useful applications.

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11 months ago

First honey extraction of 2017 is no disappointment. This is all from a new colony that not only swarmed but we also made a split from them as well. My guess is around two gallons here and we still have a over a gallon left from last year. #honey #honeyflow #flow #honeybees #keepbees #zenbeeism #Zen #beherenow #beherenow #honeybees #honey #todayintheapiary #thespicemustflow #staylifted #staylit #stayfrosty #love #life #dowhatyoulove #beinspiring #organic #permaculturist #permaculture #permies #harvest #honeyharvest #2017

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11 months ago

Saturday my friend and I installed a nuc hive I made from a split into a Kenyan top bar hive. There were a few options as to how to approach this and this is the way we decided to do it. As soon as we put it in place normal traffic and activity resumed. It's going to be really interesting watching this colony progress in their new home. #beekeeping #urbanbeekeeping #keepbees #bees #honey #honeybees #savethebees #harvest #love #loveyourself #live #Zen #zenbeeism #beeherenow #permaculture #permaculturist #permies #dowhatyoulove #staylifted #staylit #apis #todayintheapiary #beeyourself #gold #stayfrosty #eat #sweet #garden #organicgarden #organic

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