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Your Christmas Honey
Beekeeping 101 Class
Installing your new packaged bees
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

To all my customers, past, present & future, I would like to wish you all a safe, healthy & happy new year....and start raising Honeybees! Classes coming soon. Schedule to be announced. 

Your Christmas Honey

How much do you love your honey? Not the liquid gold from the hive. Your real Honey. The one that sees you thrue good times and bad; sickness and health. The one who is there for you when you need someone to talk to. Well, why not get that special person a beehive for Christmas and really show them how much you love your honey.

Beekeeping 101 Class

Beekeeping 101: Saturday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m.-12 noon, @ The Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St., Rooxbury, CT.

This course will teach the basics of Honeybee keeping. Learn the individual parts of the hive and their functions, the Honeybee, what you need  to know to raise Honeybees, pests & diseases,  over-wintering, honey extraction and more. Very relaxed atmosphere.Cost $30. per person. Preregistration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Contact via email, web or call 203-648-2942.

Installing your new packaged bees

How do you plan on installing your packaged bees? Seems everyone says to "shake" them out of there transport cage. NOT! I take out 4 frames from hive, remove syrup can from cage and just place the package where the 4 frames go, remove queen cage and use an elastic band to hold her cage to the foundation next to the package . A few days later remove the queen cage and package and replace the 4 frames. Any residual bees in the cage walk out. Just place the package in front of the hive. NO SHAKING THE BEES PLEASE!

Prostate Cancer Donations

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Christmas Flight

December 21 in CT; What a pleasant surprise to see the lady's flying. It's a good time to do a mini inspection and get some extra Fondant inside for them!

Fondant Feeding

Fondant is easy to make and is a good food to help your hives over-winter. If you need a very good recipe, just ask and I will post one.

Over Wintering in Colder Climates

Some people use tar paper to wrap their hives in for the winter. Consider using TYPAR instead. It breathes and is sturdier,unlike tar paper, thus cutting down on the possibility of condensation in the hive. It costs a little more, but worth it in the long run.

Christmas

Nothing says I love you like a beehive. Put a big red bow on one for under your Christmas tree for the sweet one in your life!
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