The Harvest: Day Two

My assistant this day was my dear friend Jinny, who makes a splendid beekeeper:


Day Two consisted of opening up the silver hive and removing four honey frames.


This was my first opportunity to use my new 2-frame hand-cranked extractor (I bought the bundle, though the link just displays the extractor itself). Uncapping, like the previous short-harvest, was done using kitchen knives and boiling water: Continue reading