Although we are in the coldest temps of the winter this week and next, we're planning for spring and splitting beehives. In this blog, I'll describe how beekeepers are dealing with the global decline in honey bee populations by making new honey bee colonies.
Autumn means cooler weather and protecting the hives from invading mice! Read how we prepare our hives to guard against mice and at the same time reduce moisture build up in the hive, which is detrimental to the bees.
Ever wonder how honey bees reproduce? Why are they clustered in a big ball on your mailbox, car, or porch? What do you do to get rid of them? Here's all you need to know to help protect the bees and get that swarm off your property.