Thursday, April 9, 2009

Bee-Based

If you're reading this delightful piece by Alicia Kachmar in Brooklyn Based, which I understand is read even by people across the big puddle, then welcome to this blog about bee-keeping to be in the big but not so bad city.

We intrepid Brooklyn-based bee keepers are actually planning to hive this weekend. That means we'll be pouring the bees into their new hive. That's right, pouring them in. Stay tuned! Although no two beekeepers seem to do it exactly the same way, this should give you a pretty idea of how some of them do it on the west coast:

4 comments:

Xris (Flatbush Gardener) said...

The Big Puddle being the East River.

Matthew said...

I was thinking an even bigger puddle, but that one will do. But seriously, I still know Manhattanites who are afraid to cross over.

Xris (Flatbush Gardener) said...

I used to be one of them, that's how I know!

Matthew said...

You came in from the cold. You didn't go into the light. You came over to the good side of the Force. You broke away from the Borg. And, now, you're thinking, where can I fit a hive in my garden....