It was fun to watch Samantha Dilday, a graduate student at Memorial University, perform some science with my honey bees this past summer.
If you were hanging out with me and my bees, I’d probably start blabbing on like this:
Other than looking pretty, I’ve never understood the appeal of Chunk Honey. Chunk what? A chunk of comb honey, or what the layperson might call honeycomb, is dropped into a jar and then filled with honey. Or in my case, it’s dropped into a jar already full of honey. And that’s it.
Honey bees sealing up their house for the winter, filling in all the drafty places with propolis (tree sap mixed with spit).