Category: How To

HOW TO SAVE A POISONED BEEHIVE

HOW TO SAVE A POISONED BEEHIVE

  There’s nothing worse than discovering your bees have been poisoned. The once busy entrance, now silent with only a few twitching bees in carpet of dead below. The suddenness of Read More…

5 WAYS TO HELP A FAILING HIVE

5 WAYS TO SAVE A FAILING HIVE

If you are inspecting your hives regularly, you can usually see the end coming. When a colony starts to fail, it can be challenging to figure out why, let alone Read More…

HOW TO SURVIVE BEEKEEPING GROUPS

The old joke goes, “Ask three beekeepers a question and you’ll get five different answers”. If you’ve ever been to beekeeping club meeting, you’ve probably witnessed this first hand. Beekeepers, Read More…

ONLINE INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING CLASS

Online Intro to Beekeeping Class

Exciting news!  An online version of the popular Intro to Beekeeping class is now available to stream! If you’re thinking about starting a backyard beehive or are just curious about Read More…

15 LIFEHACKS FOR BEEKEEPERS

BEEKEEPING LIFEHACKS

It’s Sara writing again! Recently, on Facebook, I saw a post about lifehacks, and it got me wondering: Why I haven’t seen more beekeeping hacks? I know they exist, but don’t they deserve their own Read More…

HOW TO REQUEEN AFRICANIZED BEES

HOW TO REQUEEN AFRICANIZED BEES

Living in an Africanized honey bee zone can be a challenge. Africanized bees have some advantages and are not usually as terrible as the media makes them out to be (i.e. Read More…

HOW TO PROPOGATE AFRICAN BLUE BASIL

HOW TO PROPAGATE AFRICAN BLUE BASIL!

It’s Sara Everett again, guest blogging for Hilary about one of our favorite bee plants: African blue basil. In addition to sharing lots of information about this bee magnet of Read More…