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Securing a package

26 Feb

Installing a bee package/nucleusNot that I’ve ever had problems securing a burgeoning Springtime package before… but we’re talking about bees.

Between colony collapse disorder and nonspecific newbie floundering, a starter bee colony has been difficult to come by. Finally today, I received news that I’m solid.

Upon the advice of a local bee sage named T.J., I’ve ordered a #3 All-Star package from B. Weaver in Texas. Laura Weaver emailed me today to say that I’m on the list for delivery to Albuquerque in April. Rock star.

Until then, I’m trawling for bee videos on YouTube. Here are a few covering nucleus colony installation for your perusal and delight: Continue reading