Category: New Bees

THE PROS AND CONS OF ROOFTOP HIVES

THE PROS AND CONS OF ROOFTOP HIVES

When considering locations for new beehives, many people overlook their roof as a possibility. A habit that perfectly explains one of this locations best advantages: it is discreet. But what 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…

THE STORY OF BEES! EDUCATIONAL GAME

An educational game designed to teach kids all about honey bees!

I’m very excited to announce the release of my new educational kid’s bee game! I created this game several years ago to enhance my children’s bee classes and have been 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…

WHY DID MY BEES LEAVE?

Why Did My Bees Leave?

Often when a new beekeeper loses a colony, I hear them claim that the bees “just left”. The thought is that the bees simply moved out and are still alive in 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…