Daffodils are usually one of the first harbingers of spring around here.
|Yellow Peach with Honey Bee|
|Plum Flowers with Honey Bee|
And finally, we get to our early blooming California native plants
|Ceanothus, or California Lilac|
|Vine Hill Manzanita|
|Pink Flowering Currant|
The bees have definitely been busy working away at raising new workers and lots of drones. Other people's bees have been doing the same, which is why we've been able to add two swarms of bees to the apiary. Here's the one I caught just two days after we caught our first swarm of the year
|Beard of Bees in Coastal Live Oak Tree|
Also, at the rate we're going, I may have honey bees for sale in the near future.