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Episode-256- Harvest Mason Bee Cocoons

Published on October 7, 2014 By Tony Teolis

Episode-247- Easy Way To Provide Water For Honeybees

Published on July 6, 2014 By Tony Teolis

             It is taking me time to catch up on all the things I have been recording around the home from the beginning of spring but I get to things eventually. Today’s video was taken in April before the spring was in full swing. I’m at the point now where […]

Episode-244- How To Inspect The Top Bar Hives

Published on June 19, 2014 By Tony Teolis

The video in today’s episode is a month old already but I get to things eventually. I am taking a less invasive approach to beekeeping this year. There has been too much to prepare in the gardens that I have not had to the time or energy to over manage the hoeny bees which I […]

Butterflies In the Bee Balm

Published on January 21, 2014 By Tony Teolis

The cold of January has me yearning for the heat of summer and all of the beautiful creatures that go along with it. In particular just when I thought the beebalm was Doris up and done for in August there was a second bloom and this one fed a large gathering of butterflies. I don’t […]

Honey Bees Gathering At The Chamomile

Published on October 24, 2013 By Tony Teolis

I was fortunate enough to catch these bees hard at work getting ready for a cold weather front to hit our area. All that’s left this year is the top bar hive which I have affectionately referred to as the thrive hive. However, things have been challenging for it lately but the battle with Varroa […]

Episode-217- Check In On The Top Bar Hive

Published on October 3, 2013 By Tony Teolis

The video for today’s episode presents the thrive hive which is the sole remaining bee colony on my property. This colony has remained strong from the time it was placed in the top bar hive in April 2013. It was doing so well that I took three top bars full of brood (bee larvae and […]

Episode-212- Grow Tall Sunflowers With Compost

Published on August 22, 2013 By Tony Teolis

Today video depicts a few months of the growth of one patch of sunflowers I have growing. There are dozens of sunflowers growing this year and the big ones were started in indoor back in April. The patch depicted today however was grown from just planting the seeds in a small 2 foot square patch […]

More Carpenter Bees Bouncing Back In The Bee Balm

Published on June 27, 2013 By Tony Teolis

Today’s video captures More Carpenter Bees Bouncing Back In The Bee Balm. Xylocopa virginica The Eastern Carpenter Bee is alive and doing well in my back and front yards. There are lots of them around and they seem to be easily please with any of my many flowers. the honey bees…not so much. Although I do have plenty […]

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