When I was in commercial beekeeping, each year brought with it the chores of building new hive bodies and honey … Continue reading Paint your Beehives with the Best, non-toxic paint
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Wouldn’t it be sweet if the phrase, ‘Save the Bees,’ soon changed to ‘Saved the Bees?’ Imagine if every town, … Continue reading The Cornerstone of Saving the Bees: Local Beekeepers and their Supporters.
There are several sounds that a beekeeper loves to hear and one that they do not. The sound that beekeepers … Continue reading Weeds are Wildflowers, let them Bee. Part 2
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One day we got a phone call. Our apiary furthest to the south had some beehives knocked over on the … Continue reading Get the Best bear fence for your beehives.
Have you ever accidentally squashed or damaged one of your queens? Perhaps you were being a bit rough while pulling … Continue reading Queens with benefits: running your own Mating nucs.