This less glamorous side of beekeeping is sometimes the most important. Fall is a good time for cleaning clothing, equipment and supers.
A few relatively easy chores now can set the stage for your bees’ success in the seasons to come. Here are basic fall maintenance tasks.
Adulterated versions of honey are on the market, so don’t be fooled by misleading labels. Real honey is easy to spot if you look in the right places.
This round of contenders is led by a group of cows watching a fencing project. Also appearing are a honeybee, goats, a rooster and a smiling lamb.
A fast-growing bee colony is at risk of generating a swarm. You can prevent that and also create a new hive through something called a split. Here’s how to do it.