Critical Decisions for Bee Yard Setup - PerfectBee
Happenings in the Bee Yard Finished Bee Yard with Hives and Nuc Before we start talking about setting up a bee yard and the hives that will house your colonies, I have news to share from my Bee Yard. This week I was vacationing on the Isle of Palms just…
Raising Honeybees for Beginners - Gardening Channel
The first step in beekeeping is to understand what the activity will entail. Beekeeping is fun, rewarding, and produces one of the most sought after commodities in the world: honey. On the down side, it requires a time commitment and some knowledge. The tradeoffs are good, though, and many people enjoy this exciting hobby. Keeping […]
Queen Excluder: Should You or Shouldn't You Use One
What is a queen excluder and do you need one? Is it okay to not have one? Discover the pros and cons of using queen excluders on your beehives.
Best Varroa Mites Treatment Options - Carolina Honeybees
How to choose the best varroa mite treatment for your beehives. Review the many ways to help your colonies control varroa mites.
Queen Rearing 101: How to Raise Your Own Queen Bees
New beekeepers should also be knowledgeable about the reasons and methods for rearing queen bees. Knowing what is involved is half the battle won.
Beekeeping Mistakes to Avoid - Carolina Honeybees
Want to avoid common beekeeping mistakes? Here are 10 beginning beekeeping mistakes that you can avoid on your way to beekeeping success.
A Master Beekeeper's Guide to Bee Hive Record Keeping
Good record keeping is important to any style of beekeeping. There are several ways to accomplish it. Find one that works for you.
How to Store Honey -The Best Way- Carolina Honeybees
The best way to store honey is in a jar with a tight lid. Honey should not be stored in the refrigerator. Keep raw honey fresh in a warm place
First year beekeeping - Scientific Beekeeping
Updated 2 June 2020. I continually update this page, so please refer to the current version. For mite treatment options, search “Varroa Mite Management” Beekeeping in a Nutshell I’ve attempted to distill 50 year’s of beekeeping experience into a short set of instructions for starting out with bees in the Sierra Foothills. This page provides […]
How Much Space do You Need for Bees?
Bee hive placement - how to find the best location for your beehive. Deciding where to put a hive requires special considerations.
Bees in Winter: Moisture Quilt, Candy Board and Insulation
Bees in Winter: Do you have really cold, wet winters? Then consider making a candy board, moisture quilt and wrapping your hive with insulation!