Meet Joan Gardiner and her homegrown honey. Little did Doug know he would be putting on the beekeepers frock complete with veil to take these wonderful shots of the honey bees and their Queen. The smoker gives the bees a heads up that Joan is there to check the hives, can you see the Queen? She is in the large picture with white marking on her back. These busy bee’s also have Joan’s lovely garden to buzz around with a view of a green pasture for easy take offs and landings. Hope you will visit her during the Bluemont Fair in September.