What you can salvage and the lessons you can learn depend on the reason behind the dead beehive. How you handle it is what makes you a better beekeeper.
When nectar stops flowing during the summer, your bees will exhibit unusual behavior. Here are the signs that your hive is in a dearth.
Point your bees to a singular source, and bottle the specific flavor of your neighborhood. Here are tips on producing varietal honey.
When to harvest honey depends on multiple factors including your region, the time of year and your bees. Here are the signs that tell you honey is ready.
Bats, butterflies and hummingbirds help in addition to bees and other insects. Learn about native pollinators and what you can do to protect their habitats.
It’s Pollinator Week, and with just a little attention, materials that are already on your property could provide shelter for valuable native bees.
Bringing honeybees into your operation can provide more than just honey. Among other things, they’re relatively inexpensive and endlessly fascinating.
Sweaty hives and bearding bees don’t necessarily mean danger. Know how to read these and other signs before taking action to change beehive ventilation.