Downtown LA's Farmlab hosted last Sunday's Backwards Beekeepers meeting, and the turnout and enthusiasm were strong.
Yesterday Kirk returned the favor by delivering a healthy dose of feral bees to Farmlab. Here's the story:
The dollhouse in which the swarm took refuge:
The swarm lure Kirk used to encourage the bees to stick around:
The bees inside the dollhouse:
Trooping into the nuc box:
A moat of water to deter ants:
A bucket of Tanglefoot as yet another defense against ants: