Darn, darn, and double darn. That’s about all I can say about the condition of my bees. What promised to be a banner year is yet another bust. 24 straight days with no rain in June did not help in the least. I can take solace in knowing that some of my local fellow beekeepers have had a quite successful year.
Since we are not all that far into the summer, it makes my goal to make sure I have the healthiest bees possible for next year. And there is still hope for some fall honey if the weather straightens out and the bees get their act back together. As I write this there is thunder outside and a gentle rain falling. It promises to be as interesting a year as it is a Continue reading