These 6 tips to winterizing bee hives will give you and your bees the boost they need to get through the winter months into spring and blooming flowers!
Over the winter, the beekeeper here at the farm lost several hives and I’ve been curious as to why the bees didn’t thrive. I’ve been doing some of my own research and also had the opportunity to listen to an interview with Maryam Henein, director of the documentary Vanishing of the Bees during the Self […]
I have spent an unreasonable amount of time chasing these little critters around to take pictures of them in action and never fail to be completely fascinated with them. Maybe I feel a kinship, in some small way, as they work diligently toward a massive goal. Or perhaps it’s the miracle that they spend their […]
In a perfect world, everything goes as planned and the bees quietly go about their work and produce that coveted honey. However, sometimes things go awry. If you aren’t new to this life of producing at least some of what you need, you know that the best laid plans can be upended by things as […]
Apiary is an exercise in cooperation with creatures that requires very little of us; but from whom we reap big rewards. Ensuring that hives are in optimal condition, and doing what you can to maintain it, requires on-going attention. There are several things to keep an eye on. Our beekeepers visit monthly, at a minimum. […]
You want to become a beekeeper, but know where to start? There are many different methods to become a beekeeper, but you have to find the method that works for you.