Bee Thinking About

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 >

For February, 2013

January 31, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

For most of us North American beekeepers, there isn’t yet much to do IN the apiary. We covered those items in our January issue. Please continue to hope for breaks so the bees can buzz out to do their business as well as move their (hopefully large) cluster to food stores. There’s still plenty to do Read more >

Bee Thinking About – For January, 2013

December 26, 2012 | Bee Thinking About

Editor’s Note: Welcome to a new year of month-to-month beekeeping considerations. If you’re new to this every-month article, we make a list of things to think about for your apiary—but it of course varies by geographic location, the weather you’re having, and your beekeeping preferences. For Read more >

Bee Thinking About – For December, 2012

November 30, 2012 | Bee Thinking About

Along with other holiday preparations, here are some geographic and weather-dependent considerations for what to do in your apiary this month. For area specifics, we suggest you talk with other local beekeepers and/or check with your bee club for common practices this time of year. We’ve covered these Read more >