Tag Archives: John Grounds Beekeeping

My first month

Whoever said raising bees was easy obviously didn’t know what they were talking about.  Maybe nobody said it, maybe it was the interpretation I put on what they said.  Regardless, it isn’t easy. Since my bees were given to me, … Continue reading

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Why bee suits are white!

Let me start off by explaining even though I have read a multitude of books and web forums on beekeeping, I somehow missed the whole point of why bee suits are typically white.  I now know why. As I mentioned … Continue reading

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Bees and the new hive

First, I apologize for the late post.  I was tied up with some travel and just now sat back down to update my blog. On August 1st, I finally moved my nuc of bees into their permanent home.  While I … Continue reading

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Bees have arrived!!!

My friend dropped of the “Nuc” hive yesterday.  Opened it up to show me some of the frames, got it situated and put some corn syrup in for them to eat.  The drought around here is making it impossible for … Continue reading

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