Beekeeping

Beekeeping

Continuing Bee Hive Inspections

Hive Inspection – April 24 Hive inspections don’t need to be made very frequently, but it is important to be sure that the queen bee is laying. And that’s the purpose of today’s hive inspection. All I need to do today is spot some eggs showing that the queen is laying. There’s no need to […]

Beekeeping

The Joys of Beekeeping

The Joys of Beekeeping is one of the most delightful books about bees and beekeeping that I’ve ever come across. In fact, if I had to declare one book about bees to be my favorite, and have only that one book in my library (heaven forbid!), it would be this book. The author, the late […]

Beekeeping

The Worker Bee Does it All

The worker bee does all of the work of a honey bee colony other than laying eggs. The Girls Are In Charge… All of the workers in a colony are female, and collectively – in ways not yet completely understood – they also make all of the decisions that determine the fate of the colony. […]