You’ve learned about the components of a hive, so what’s next? Here are the gadgets and gizmos you’ll need to start beekeeping this spring.
Pollen might cause you discomfort through allergies, but it’s not all bad. Here are several ways pollen is good—and how it might even help allergies.
Spring weather can be volatile, posing a hazard to bees who’ve survived the winter. Safeguard your bees against starvation and predators during this precarious season.
Hive inspections are a necessary part of beekeeping. We cover how often inspections are recommended, what to look for and how to interact with your bees.
If you plan to get bees this spring, here are some answers to the most basic questions as well as links to previous related articles.
Swarming bees send scouts to determine the best location for their new home. For the bees we keep in boxes, we must do this for them. Here are the basics.
The onset of spring can be quick, and our bees become active as soon as the weather allows. The crocus helps them while providing us with gorgeous colors.
Learn how the Africanized honeybee got its rough reputation and what you can do as a beekeeper to stop it from taking over other bee populations.
What is a Langstroth hive? What’s a “super?” How many sizes exist, and what is each used for? This guide will help you make sense of it all.