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Free Bees

August 23, 2013 | Jennifer Priddy | Bee Havior

Nothing better than free bees that hive themselves. Read more >

Bee Thinking About—For August, 2013

July 31, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

About a year ago we started this feature to remind you of things to consider for your apiary this time of year. You’d think (and we had hoped) that we could just run last August’s article again, but golly, there’s so much to learn and think about, so it wasn’t that easy. Plus, you wonderful Read more >

Beekeeping in the South

July 31, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

By Dennis Brown Editor’s Note: Dennis, of Lone Star Farms, is author of two books on our favorite insect. You may obtain both Beekeeping: A Personal Journey and Beekeeping: Questions and Answers from the Walter T. Kelley Company. Beekeeping is hard work and working bees in August is insane in the Read more >

Wax Moth Destruction

July 31, 2013 | Healthy Bees

The opportunistic wax moth is waiting for honeybees to have more hive than they can patrol, common this time of year. They also treasure abandoned hives, where they may spin what is perhaps paradise to them, but a horrific mess for us. Last fall, Ursula D. wrote us to say “I do love to get the bee Read more >