bee hive in the tree

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by piecemaker, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. piecemaker

    piecemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Centerville Texas
    A few weeks ago the boys went to the pasture to get things set up for bow season. They came back to the house and said I needed to come see what they found. So off we go on the tractor to see. I was totally amazed to see a bee hive hanging froM the tree limb. We have been here for 12 years and I allways thought it was weird that we didn't have many honey bees. About 4 years ago we planted some winter honeycycle (sp) I have noticed a lot more bees. The honeycycle blooms in the winter and we even have honey bees then.




    We have marked the area off limits for now..The small ends on the left are new in the last week. They are by a creek were we also have a small beaver dam.
    Just thought I'd share

  2. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Totally awesome!

    great pictures too.
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    Fascinating!!! [​IMG]
  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    How cool! can't say I've ever seen that!
  5. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    Wow! That is really cool!
  6. jbowen9

    jbowen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    southwest Virginia
    Put on the bee suit get the smoker and box and go get em we need all the bees we can get
  7. piecemaker

    piecemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Centerville Texas
    Quote:you are welcome to put on the bee suit and get 'em. After all us kids moved out Father got into bees. He got very mad because at 7 months pregnet I wouldn't let his bees crawl all over me. I think this is really cool to see them how they are suppose to be. Will keep updates to see how they do this winter
  8. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    we have a ton of honey bees here... the bee keepers moved the hives down the road for winter... when it warms back up they will move them back up north
  9. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    hives found in the "wild" are eagerly sought because they are so hardy...if it were me, i'd be getting the supplies to keep them if I were you.

    that's going to be some tasty honey.
  10. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    S.E Ind
    Quote:I agree !!! Go get em....
    BTW Awesome pics. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2009

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