The temperature is warming up in Wisconsin and old habits and rituals start coming into play again; even if they are something you have not done for awhile. Come April the Bee farmers will go out to their colonies and unwrap the protection so the bees can get ready for Spring. The Queen will be checked to see how she is doing, the drones and workers as well. The hives with be checked for any pests or animals that may have tried to get at them.
This is something I miss. Going out in the middle of fields, no one else around, back to nature, and observing a spectacle that really is pretty awesome when you get to know more about it.
Bees will go out up to seven miles and more to find flowers and flora to pollinate. In return there is nectar.
I could get into the bad rap Honey bees get being put into the same categories as other bees, wasps, and hornets get classified into.That would be a whole post and it would be sad that by the time I got done you would realize how really important Honey bees play a part of life daily on earth.
Further, man is doing his best to destroy them as well, and may not even know it. Awfully sad.
When the next time you are driving through Wisconsin, or for any matter, any State, and you see these colonies out in fields take a moment to reflect on the beauty the Honey bees, the food source (IT is the only food source known to man that can and will not ever spoil)and learn what you can about this fascinating hobby and business. You can start this hobby on a 50th floor balcony. It is an easy hobby to start and is magnificent for your flowers, gardens, and yard.
I dread the idea of when bees are gone and we could have done something about it. Wisconsin is not just tourism, big cities, rivers, and Lakes; it is like every other State, it is made up of unique people that possess a quality that is just a different outlet than others may have.
Are Realtors any different? We are creatures of habit. We perform our rituals, and we have our favorite markets.
We travel miles, and our commitment is like no other. We do what we do with passion, and at times we like to congregate. Just a thought from a bee farmer.
Looking for a down to Earth Realtor that is outstanding in his field? Call Tom Braatz 262-377-1459