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These winter I experiment three top venting systems. All hives have open wire mesh bottom and after half winter I found a big difference. During last cold
We have read and reread the line of beekeeping supplies and nowhere can we find a place to order the foundations. Can you please send a link to where we
I have constructed my hive and installed the foundations in all the frames and am confused as how to stack them. My intent is to put the deep boxes on
I am considering soon entering into the beekeeping world. My specific question is this: I live in Florida and in this area it rarely gets cold enough to
I was installing a package of bees, but when I removed the cork from the queen cage the candy was gone and she escaped before I could put the cage in the
I live in South Carolina, on Hilton head Island and completed my house in July of 2014. I have just notices bees swarming on 4/28, and today I see some
I installed two hives 2 weeks ago. On one hive the bees are not eating any of the sugar water. There are lots of bees in the hive and they seem to be returning
My bees died this past winter, leaving all their honey still in the frames. I want to feed my new bees this honey, how do I go about doing this after I
I installed my package of bees 4 days ago. All went well. Been watching them hang out and fly around. This evening I went out to see if the queen was
My bee hives are kept in a building with open ends so they can come and go as they please..we have bad winters and often lose bees because of it... the
I just purchased some package bees, when do I add another brood box? --- Hi Craig, It can be challenging even for long-time beekeepers to know when
Hi, I just started a new bee box, yesterday. My bottom board has a screen, but it's still chilly sometimes, so I applied foam board under the screen.
I was taking a shed wall down to put insulation in the wall and found six foot long honey combs. Didn't see any live bees. Is it OK to move the combs
Hi, my name is Nathan and I just started to become very interested in bees since I decided to write a paper on why we need them a couple of weeks ago.
My bees died mid winter. Not sure why, although I know they had plenty of honey. My question is should I close up the hive until I introduce a new colony
I am interested in learning to be a beekeeper but suffer from seasonal pollen allergies. Will bee keeping make my allergies worse because of the pollen
HI, I would like too know when the bees come out of the hive and fly around it, before they fly off how many feet from the hive do they go before they
Every summer I had bees come and live in under our shingles on the out side of the house. A worker came and sprayed foam insulation into the walls,I pulled
I live in Belize Central America. I have been a beekeeper for about 35 years. I am a retired elementary school principal. I started beekeeping helping
we had a swarm of honey bees in our garden Tuesday afternoon. After a while they settled in a shrub in our garden; the sight and sound was remarkable.