Last weekend the bees were in a great mood, even though we snagged about 4 frames of honey from them.
Last night, I mashed and smashed the comb and extracted the honey.
It’s some of the darkest and thickest honey we’ve collected yet. We ended up with 8 pounds total. That’s not too terrible, 2 pounds per frame. Hopefully we will have some more waiting for us in the next couple of weeks.
I set the empty honey frames outside, as they were a stick mess, along with the rest of the kitchen.
This morning, I had some little visitors cleaning up my frames. Sorry for those of you who don’t iPhone. I don’t know if you will be able to see it or not.
It’s our first really cool day in months. I was a little sad not to be out at the bee yard, and seeing what my girls were up to. These ladies are local to our neighborhood and were kind enough to come by and clean up for me.
So I got some bee time in, which made me smile. Sweet little bees.
Today I’m grateful for mellow sunshine, cooler weather, productive bees, and a chance to get some honey.