Installing New Spring Packages

Sunday afternoon, April 7th. Here’s what a new package of bee looks like: two pounds of bees, one queen in a tiny box nestled inside, and a can of sugar syrup to keep them fed in transit.New Spring Packages 1The bees were happy to be out in the sunshine stretching their wings and cleaning out the hive after being stuck inside all winter.

New Spring Packages 2New Spring Packages 3The hives with newly installed package bees and the beekeeper with her mouth shut.