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Ross’s Bee Journal

As we learned about beekeeping I was impelled to keep friends and family informed of our experiences. These are casual accounts, written largely to entertain, and should not be construed as instructional in any way.

#1: Bees Arrive (April 19, 2005)

#2: Building Comb; Ready for the Swarm (June 7, 2005)

#3: Sticky Business (July 21, 2005)

#4: Getting Ready for Winter (October 15, 2005)

#5: Starting Over in Spring (February 14, 2006)

#6: Caught Our First Swarm (June 7, 2006)

#7: Another Bee Season Ends (October 22, 2006)

#8: Spring Feeding, More Expansion (March 26, 2007)

#9: Bomb sniffing bees, flaky queens, tempered expectations (August 6, 2007)

#10: Winter Feeding (January 6, 2008)

#11: Thelonious Monk Has No Queen (June 2, 2008)

#12: Four Seasons (November 30, 2008)

#13: Raising Queens (December 20, 2009)