Hives are dormant in the winter, but beekeepers can stay busy by sharing experience and wisdom with people new to the practice. Here’s how.
Monarch butterflies travel as far as 3,000 miles roundtrip. Their migration is similar to that of the honeybee. Here’s how you can help protect them.
It’s OK to have honey in your coffee or tea, but heating it up or cooking with it can raise it to temperatures that change its properties. Here’s why that’s bad.
Goldenrod is the last source of nectar each year. What some gardeners consider a weed can give bees an important final boost for winter.
Either the crushing or the spinning method will work for the year’s final honey harvest. We examine which makes more sense for beekeepers as well as bees.
Fall honey is rare compared with honey harvested in spring and summer. Here are four fall varietals that reflect their places and plants of origin.
Take these simple measures to start preparing for colder fall and winter weather and ensure health for your bees during the months ahead.
The small hive beetle is a tiny pest but should not be underestimated. While not devastating in itself, it can contribute to colony collapse.
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.