May the force bee with you (The Mars hive Strikes Back)

This has been a busy month. Work, bike riding, yard tending, getting ready for a high school graduation, and of course bees. This is my second of three topics I wanted to cover under a Star Wars theme. The picture says it all.

Fallen Mars

It is never good when the hive falls over. ©Erik Brown

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Don’t Worry, Bee Happy

On Saturday our Bee School class was invited to the club apiary to visit the bees. The club has three hives hosted at a local monastery for teaching and other purposes. The day started cold but was sunny and in the mid-60s (18° C) by the time we arrived. The pictures tell the tale.

Erik with Group

A shot of me taken by a fellow student, with the class in the background before we went to the apiary.

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