Bee Thinking About

Southern Seasonal Beekeeping Insights

May 30, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

By Dennis Brown, Lone Star Farms, www.lonestarfarms.net Author of Beekeeping: A Personal Journey and Beekeeping: Questions and Answers Here in Texas and many other parts of the South, beekeepers depend on the tallow tree for their main honey flow this time of year. Unfortunately, the state of Texas Read more >

Bee Thinking About – For May, 2013

April 30, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

Not only could it be 90° in Virginia and 30° in Minnesota in May, with this weird weather, it could also be 30° in Virginia and 90° in Minnesota. Thus, when you read this, remember that it is in general terms because of the vast climate differences of our readers. What you need to do with your hives Read more >

Bee Thinking About – For April, 2013

April 1, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

As always, remember that we have to discuss activities in general terms because of the vast climate differences of our readers. What you need to do with your hives this time of year also varies by your management philosophy, apiary goals, current weather, likely weather, and condition of your Read more >

Bee Thinking About – For March, 2013

February 28, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

This is the time of year when the geographic differences of our readers are really amplified in the bee yard. The far south may have hives busting with bees; the far north may have hives buried in snow. And with the usually unpredictable weather being even less predictable the last few years, that may be Read more >