Beekeeper Elka Harabin uses smoke to calm the bees before opening their box to feed the hive seven pounds of sugar dissolved in water.
STAFF PHOTOS BY ROBERT WILLETT
Elka Harabin displays a section of a bee box. The box, started in a friend's downtown yard in May, is thriving.
Thank goodness folks are realizing the importance of bees - always glad to see coverage in the newspaper.