If you’re a computer geek, you know what every piece of hardware is for, where it goes, and when it needs to be replaced. If you’re a beekeeper, you know what every piece of hardware is for, where it goes, …Continue reading →
Observation hives are fascinating and fun – watching “the girls” go about their business can capture your attention for hours. They’re also a great educational tool to help beekeepers to share their knowledge at schools, fairs and lectures. I Googled …Continue reading →
Bears love honeybees… but not in a good way. Anyone who’s seen the aftermath of a beeyard bear attack knows all too well the destructive force of these big brutes. But can you blame them? After all, a beehive makes …Continue reading →
Yeah, I know. The bees are technically the “pollinators” but… In the past few years, the plight of the honeybee has captured headlines around the world. Maybe that’s why you’re reading this right now instead of alphabetizing that lint collection.
I have to fess up – keeping bees was not my idea. The “queen bee” of our house floated the idea that she’d like to get a nuc back in 1999. I knew absolutely nothing about honeybees but agreed to …Continue reading →