Turning a 50 acre cash crop farm back to a wildflower bee sanctuary and business. Join me as I explain each week what we are doing and why we are bee "helpers" and not bee keepers.
Swarms are Mysteries
We really don't know much about swarms. This past week proves that point.
Only the Strong Survive
Updates on some of our swarms and a new mite prevention plan.
Do Natural Beekeepers Tell us the Truth?
After reading Keeping Bees with a Smile by Lazuton, I'm not sure there are any Natural beekeepers out there. What do you think.
Hive Updates and More on the No Look Split
Busy week on the farm with splits, swarming and forward planning decisions on mite treatment.
Will Catching a Swarm Harm Your Bees?
We all have been told that catching a swarm is a good thing to do. Find out why I'm thinking that's not the case.
Should Bee Keepers Stop Bees from Swarming?
There is a lot of instruction from "experts" telling beekeepers to stop their bees from swarming. Is this helping or hurting the bees?