I picked up our bee "nuc" (a four frame starter hive with roughly 10,000 bees) this morning from Wildflower Meadows in Vista. The bees are located near our upper berry patch and will be moved into their new home - a ten frame mansion - next Saturday. The week will give them time to acclimate to their new location. I was a little nervous this morning as it has been a little over forty years since I worked with bees.
The Ag building walls, roof, and insulation are installed and fire suppression system work began this week. My "off grid" solar design is being finalized and with building eave height (16 feet), roof peak (22 feet) and fear of heights (plenty)- I am looking for sturdy scaffolding. Max is enjoying his new dog house in the interim.