Narrower Frames, an Update

March 5, 2012 | Healthy Bees

By Camilla Bee, Editor Last month we featured an article on narrower frames, reviewing their advantages and the philosophy behind them. We asked for feedback, as we’re considering producing them commercially. We hope to have an answer as to whether we can do them or not, and if so, how soon they’d Read more >

Doing it Write This Season

March 5, 2012 | Healthy Bees

By Camilla Bee, Editor We have the greatest of intentions. We tuck a small notebook in the pocket of our beesuit and head to the apiary, ready to jot down what we find as we check the hives. Or, we hang a clipboard on the hook where we hang our veil. Surely that will remind us to write down what we find Read more >

Springtime Inspections

March 5, 2012 | Healthy Bees

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Feeding Bees in the Spring

March 2, 2012 | Michael Bush | Healthy Bees

By Michael Bush Editor’s Note: Michael Bush, a well-known beekeeper, researcher and spokesperson, provided us with some of his extensive writings. We’re delighted to share excerpts here; thank you Michael! Spring for the beekeeper starts at the blooming of the maples. This is when the bees start Read more >