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First Detailed Inspection – June 14th

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Our last inspection was hurried as we were moving the bee frames into their new boxes and I didn’t have proper protection.  I now have the proper equipment: bee suit, hat, and veil, in the style I wanted as purchased … Continue reading

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First Bee Club Meeting – June 9th

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Snohomish is the home to the Northwest District Beekeepers Association and with such a convenient local resource on hand, we signed right up.  Their monthly meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday of the month, so our first attendance was … Continue reading

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A New Home, Again – June 6th

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Heeding Jim’s advice, Dave and I headed off to the local apiary store, The Beez Neez, in Snohomish. We are very fortunate to find that Snohomish is home to many valuable resources for bee keeper enthusiasts.  We talked with the owner, also … Continue reading

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A Closer Look – May 29th

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The Friday after we brought the bees home, Dave’s friend, Jim, came over around 4pm to inspect our hive. He brought his equipment along with his bee suit, gloves, hat and net, though he left all of it on the ground near … Continue reading

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Welcome Home – May 23

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My husband, Dave, and I have 5 acres of land in Snohomish, WA.  We love to live outside of city limits with plenty of space.  We have two boys who have grown into young men. Bee populations in decline have been much in the news … Continue reading

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Hello World!

My husband, Dave and I are new beekeepers and I plan to blog about our experiences on this journey.  We find that beekeepers are very friendly and happy to share their knowledge and experience with others.  Here, I will document, the things … Continue reading

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