Harvest is now past, the leaves are falling from the trees to blanket the Earth as we move deeper into the darker half of the year, and things are cooling down here in Maine. Now that I have 7 seasons of beekeeping behind me I know that I prefer to have all of my winter […]
A friend asked me what was the best way to attract pollinators to her garden. She was thinking about getting a honey bee hive or maybe just attracting native bees. These are your options for improving pollination in your garden.
Are you ready to get started with bees but not really knowing how or where to begin? Follow these 10 helpful tips to getting started with bees!
Print out the FREE printable on “how to install a nucleus colony” and watch the video provided to see how I installed my nuc.
A healthy bee, is a healthy hive. Tag along and watch as I open up my hive and treat for foulbrood and mite control. It’s an important step for beekeepers.
Native pollinators are as important (if not more important) than honey bees for pollinating crops and native plants. There are a few things you can do to attract native pollinators to your garden: Grow flowers and let your veges flower to feed the pollinators all year Have a source of insect-friendly water in the garden […]