My husband had purchase a top bar hive for my birthday a few years ago. It has sat empty in our yard since then. But now that we have moved our bees into the new bee yard we were ready to fill it up.
First, we had to purchase the bees. I searched the internet for places that sold packaged bees. Continue reading Top Bar Hive II
Decisions are a part of everyday life, paper or plastic, fresh or frozen,regular or decaf? Now beekeepers have a decision to make, wood or polystyrene beehives? And like any decision, how do you choose??? Or if you haven’t heard of polystyrene, what is it? In the US wooden Langstroth beehives are the standard and have been for years. Continue reading Polystyrene Beehives
ZomBee Watch is a citizen science project sponsored by the San Francisco State University Department of Biology, the San Francisco State University Center for Computing for Life Sciences and the Natural History Museum of LA County. Continue reading Become a real life Zombie Hunter!!!
Top-bar hives are especially useful in areas where resources are limited, but are also increasingly popular among hobby beekeepers in industrialized nations. A top-bar hive has bars from which the honey bees attach and hang wax comb. Continue reading Top Bar Hive