Beekeeping, Gardening and Quilting in Eastern Wake County, North Carolina

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Harry Potter - 20 Years Ago


It's been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was published!  It seems like yesterday really.  Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published in Britain on June 26, 1997.  Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79 languages. 
My favorite characters - Harry, Ron and Hermoine.
Although I have all the books, I have never finished reading the whole series.  Probably considered a sin by some but just haven't gotten back into it - 20 years - well, other things have happened since then.  But maybe I'll give it a go.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

The Big House

So today I checked the bees.  I know - it has been awhile - lots and lots of bees.  Checked the top two supers and they're full of honey.  I can't take the honey right now so I added a deep to the top of the hive.  This is a temporary fix but will give them some room and give me some time.  I have braced each side in case we have windy days and/or storms.  So now there's a deep, four supers and another deep on top. 
June 2017
So for those folks that have waited patiently for honey, it's coming!