Now that Chris had a new hive it was time to get the bees. The first class taught how to build the hive and the next class taught basic beekeeping - and they gave you a box of bees. It wasn't creepy at all driving home with many thousands of bees in a box.
|A man, his dog, and his bees.|
|Cooper is extremely interested|
Next you remove the bung and let the bees do a bit of exploring.
|Carefully letting them out|
|Just checking things out|
|Not many bees are out of the box|
|Prepping the space|
|Letting Cooper get a final look|
|The lid lifts (the suspense is killing me)|
|Oh my. That's a lot of bees.|
|Clumsy gloves don't help|
|Carefully inspecting the frame|
|Inserting the frames|
|The queen is in there somewhere|
|They should relocate on their own|