125 Days of Beekeeping (2010 Photo Review)

We began keeping bees in our small backyard in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on July 18th, 2010, with two small nuc boxes. We watched with wonder as each honey bee colony grew from about 10,000 bees on 3 deep frames to about 50,000 bees on 20 frames. Man, I can’t tell you how much I love it. I plan to keep honey bees for the rest of my life. We wrapped our hives for the winter on November 21st, and we will leave them untouched until late winter or early spring 2011. That’s all we can do for 2010. Our first 125 days of beekeeping looked something like this:

2 thoughts on “125 Days of Beekeeping (2010 Photo Review)

  1. Incredible, thanks for sharing. Come spring this will be me and hopefully I can document it half as well as you have.

    Hope your Christmas is joyousm wonderful and your New Year celebrations is safe & happy.

    • Thanks. All the best with the beekeeping next spring, David. I’m sure you’ll have a great time with it, especially where you live. Seems like a good place to have bees.

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