We recently saved some bees from my parent’s house–and we obviously got some stings. Here are six essential oils to care for your bee stings naturally:
After waiting for queen cells to pop up and have eggs/larvae in them, we finally got a chance to split our hive.
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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 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.
Some things just don’t go as planned. We never expected Africanized bees in Montana. After Chaya was attacked, we had to the needful, heartbreaking thing of destroying the hive for the safety of our family and community. This is how to kill a hive on purpose.