The bee yard.
If only the bee suits were a bit more flattering! My age is showing...can you see my reading glasses under my veil? I need them to see the teeny tiny eggs on the brood frame during an inspection.
The new hive is doing well. It's thriving. I've put on a new brood box and a honey super. Bees are amazing creatures. We are having a good time learning about them and watching them. I have a whole new understanding of the phrase, "Busy as a Bee".
This is a frame from the brood box. The bees have made the white wax on the black foundation. When they make the wax hexagons it's called "drawing out the wax". This is the nursery of the hive. The queen is at the left of the frame where you see a little circle of bees around a yellow middle. She is laying. We have twice as many bees this week as last. Hurray!!!!
Have a great weekend.