Hive Update

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Today was mite treatment day. I use formic acid, which is found naturally in the hives but not quite in this concentration. The mites can’t take it and the bees are just annoyed for a couple of days. The small … Continued

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We received our first first blue ribbon for Blue Hive Honey in New Hampshire this past weekend at the Hillsboro County Fair.  It was very exciting and took a lot of preparation. Normally fresh honey as tiny bubbles and may … Continued

Organizing the barn

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Now that the barn is finished, we’ve started moving in all the things that were scattered around the garage and basement into their new homes. Normally I store all the frames not being used in black plastic bags to keep … Continued

Tasting Honey

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Learning to distinguish various flavors in honey – or really any food – takes some time and lots of sampling!  We had a packed house at the most recent Honey Tasting in Brookline, NH  at the Brookline Public Library.  Thanks … Continued

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