Rialian's Realm

Thoughts and Considerations

Honey has been bottled!

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

===Well, we might have lost the hive, but we did get some honey out of it.  About 44 pounds of honey. ===I think we will do far better this year.  Bees have been ordered, we will be putting in a windbreak (strawbales this year, plants growing nearby to grow into a hedge/windbreak…and I will be [...]

Bees and plans…

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

===Well, we did a slight bit better this year in terms of bees….I do get to harvest a fair bit of honey (I am guessing about 20-30 pounds).  Sadly, the bees in that hive all passed on. ===It looks like the really serious cold got them.  There was a tight cluster around the queen, and [...]