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.
This less glamorous side of beekeeping is sometimes the most important. Fall is a good time for cleaning clothing, equipment and supers.