Bees have precise requirements for their hives, and there is no room for error. New beekeepers should not put their colonies at risk.
Communication that’s effective, efficient — and, to us humans, unusual — is the cornerstone to the fully functioning superorganism that is a hive of honeybees.
Take a step outside your comfort zone and connect with other beekeepers at your local bee club. Here are some of the ways you’ll improve.
Many beekeepers take advantage of fall and winter to make use of harvested products. Here are instructions for making candles in jars from beeswax.
This less glamorous side of beekeeping is sometimes the most important. Fall is a good time for cleaning clothing, equipment and supers.