As I gaze out the window on this cold but sunny morning, I realize that I am quite preoccupied everyday thinking about what I want to do with my bees this year.  Splitting a few colonies, raising a few queens, replacing some boxes that are showing some serious wear.  I happily visualize all my little girls huddled together making their own preparations for the coming year.  Very quickly it will be March with consistently warmer weather and the girls busy about foraging for their needs.  If we aren’t careful time will slip by and we won’t be prepared to do the very things we dreamed of doing.   Planning is an important part to accomplishing our goals.  I encourage everyone Continue reading