Bees come in a package, with a queen cage. Workers cluster around the queen cage.
Here is a package of bees with the queen cage and sugar water removed.
David shakes the package bees into the hive.
Here is a frame with capped brood, pollen, and nectar.
David demonstrates how docile the bees are if handled properly.
There's the queen!
The Brookside bee yard during class.
A queen marked with a blue dot.
Do you see the tiny bee eggs?
A bee emerging from its cell.
Looking for drones to practice marking bees.
Burr comb built between frames that were held apart by the queen cage - held up to the sunlight.