Your Bees are Making Gifts!

As we get closer to the holiday season you might be surprised that your little bees are doing hard work to make your gift giving easier.  Rather than running to the store to buy the newest plastic gizmo why not use some of the products from your bees to make gifts? Be it soap, candles,…

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Brushing the Bees

While the term bee brush may make you think of combing a cat or dog we promise we’re not suggesting that you clean off your bees with a tiny brush.  Frankly they’re likely covered in pollen and would prefer to keep it that way and besides, you have better things to do than brushing thousands…

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If you’re a beginning beekeeper who just got a package of bees this year you may be wondering if you’ll get any honey in your first year.  The answer isn’t easy to say.  Here’s some factors to consider when it comes to a first year honey harvest: What kind of weather have you had?  If…

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