By: W. Cooley Last quarter, I described my learnings as a new beekeeper. I left off discussing that I had split one hive to two, caught a swarm, and had one of my hives that I split swarm! However, a busy spring beekeeper season did not stop there. After keeping a close eye on my…Read more
Becoming a Beekeeper
New beekeeper Whitney describes her first year of beekeeping.
Making a winter candy board to overwinter honey bees
Submitted by J. Morgan SIBA talks a LOT about candy boards. So much, that we learn more each year and have slight revisions based on the knowledge gleaned over years of using them. The first video embedded below is an updated video on making candy boards. It covers more of the specifics on making the…Read more
A Swarm in July……
By J. Orem There is an old beekeeper’s saying, “A swarm in May is worth a load of hay; a swarm in June is worth a silver spoon; a swarm in July isn’t worth a fly.” From the mid 17th century it’s meaning rings as true today as it did then; the later in the…Read more