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Hive Stand ready for action.

With the arrival of our packaged bees scheduled for April 16th, it was time to get into gear and construct a hive stand. Getting the hives off of the ground is helpful in several ways. One, it provides better ventilation, and it also helps save your back when working the hives. It looks good too, which is a plus if you are going to have hives in your backyard! I built the hive stand using treated lumber, and it should provide years of low maintenance service. Here is the area after the sod…

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Adopt A Hive – Bees At Home On An Ant Proof Hive Stand

This morning Matt adopted a swarm that we hived just last week in San Jose. This swarm was a good sized one and when we released the queen two days after we hived them they have already built a goo…

Audubon has an indoor, glass-walled demonstration bee hive.

Demonstration Bee Hive

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Beekeepers have problems with ants in their beehives. it is a constant battle but we continue to fight.

Beehive Ant Moat by jetpad

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Wax Moth Treatment to Help Your Bees Win the Battle ants-in-the-beehive

Wax Moth Treatment to Help Your Bees Win the Battle - Backyard Beekeeping

It wasn’t until one of our hives was destroyed by wax moths, and I started searching for wax moth treatments that I realized wax moths are just something that all hives face.

How to raise queen bees to expand your apiary and get more beehives - Gardening For Life

Queens For Pennies - Scientific Beekeeping

Queens for Pennies Originally published in ABJ March 2014 Randy Oliver ScientificBeekeeping.com I’ve been encouraged in recent years by the number of beekeepers who appear to be successfully keeping locally-adapted stocks of bees without treatment for varroa. I am a strong supporter of their efforts, and see them as the wave of the future. But […]

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When Not to Feed Sugar Water to Beess

Knowing when you should not be feeding bees sugar syrup is just as important as knowing when it is needed. Learn when feeding is the needed.

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Cleaning Beeswax the Easy Way - Carolina Honeybees

Learn how to clean beeswax for home use or crafts. Gather a few simple tools and cleaning beeswax can be done safely without a lot of mess.

Syrup Delivery: an overview of honey bee feeders – Cookeville BeeKeepers

Syrup Delivery: an overview of honey bee feeders

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How to Build an Observation Bee Hive: 20 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Build an Observation Bee Hive

How to Build an Observation Bee Hive: This post will show you how to build an observation bee hive using two old windows and some wood from your local hardware store!

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Mushroom Beehives Could Save Bees From Colony Collapse - Good News Network

Mushrooms already protect bees from viruses–now researchers are building hives with them to kill mites, but leave pollinators stronger.

Top Flowering Bushes for Bees

Flowering shrubs can provide abundant food for bees and other pollinators. When landscaping your backyard, consider choosing some bushes for bees.

Vegetable Gardening For Beginners Learn how you can protect your beehive from being over-taken by small hive beetles. There are several hive beetle treatment options to consider. Beekeeping For Beginners, Gardening For Beginners, Gardening Tips, Vegetable Gardening, Container Gardening, Organic Gardening, Drone Bee, Raising Bees, Bee Farm

Small Hive Beetle Traps & Treatment - A Complete Guide

Proper use of Small Hive Beetle traps along with good hive managment can help keep the number of beetles in your hives to a minimum.

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 solve the issue. So, what can a beek…

5 WAYS TO HELP A FAILING HIVE - Beekeeping Like A Girl

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 solve the issue. So, what can a beekeeper do to help their bees? Read on to find out about some catchall techniques that might reverse …