54 episodes

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.

The Wild Flower Bee Farm Henry J. Svec

    • Education

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

    Swarms are Mysteries

    We really don't know much about swarms. This past week proves that point.

    • 8 min
    Only the Strong Survive

    Only the Strong Survive

    Updates on some of our swarms and a new mite prevention plan.

    • 11 min
    Do Natural Beekeepers Tell us the Truth?

    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.

    • 11 min
    Hive Updates and More on the No Look Split

    Hive Updates and More on the No Look Split

    Busy week on the farm with splits, swarming and forward planning decisions on mite treatment.

    • 12 min
    Will Catching a Swarm Harm Your Bees?

    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.

    • 13 min
    Should Bee Keepers Stop Bees from Swarming?

    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?

    • 12 min

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