April 6 2002 Gregor Knauer is part of our Landsca

first_imgApril 6, 2002 Gregor Knauer is partof our Landscaping Department. He has also takenresponsibility for the bee colonies in our garden. Gregor istransferring a newly aquired colony of bees from a nucleus of 4 framesto their new home. During this process the nosy emu came over to seewhat he was doing. [Photo & text: SA] Here is a closer lookat one of the new and very busy frames. On the far right, we can seethe smoker that helps to calm the bees during inspection. Also to theright, inside of the hive, we can see a feeder frame filled withdiluted syrup to compensate for the lack of nectar at this time of theseason. Gregor is checking to see if he can locate the queen of thisnew hive. [Photo & text: SA]last_img

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