Monthly Archives: November 2010

Three Continous Nights of Hard Frost

We just had our first hard frost for the Winter season which lasted three days surrounding Thanksgiving day with rain arriving last night which warmed up the night a tad. Temperatures reached at or below zero in my area and … Continue reading

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Peacock Bass Fishing in the Amazon – Brazil

(November 12-21, 2010) This is my bee blog but I wanted to share with you’ll my most recent adventure into the Amazon (where I did see many types of bees including honey bees). My friends and I booked this trip … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hive Getting Fat

There are a total of three hives in my backyard and the Wine Barrel Hive is doing the best. Well, that is probably because they had the longest time to recover after being hived in June 2010. The hive population … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Cowper Hive – Needing some TLC

Oct 30th inspection of the Palo Alto Cowper hive did not show much progress from our new Queen. The colony population is small, maybe TOO small to survive the Winter, but with some TLC I’m sure they will make it. … Continue reading

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Los Altos Sunshine Hive Update with Video of the Queen

Well, I’m currently in Hong Kong and it’s Saturday here. Have a little time before heading out for lunch so I thought I do a little catching up on the hive updates. The Los Altos Sunshine colony is still small … Continue reading

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