What You Need to Know, and the Beekeeping Supplies You’ll Need, to Become a Successful Beekeeper Honeybees are among the most essential animals in our
This is a question we here a lot from new beekeepers to experienced beekeepers. Let’s step back for a moment and look at what we
A common phone call that we receive in March of each year: Caller – “Ray, I do not know what happened. I opened my hive
As beekeepers we literally have to pop open or pry open the top cover and the inner cover of a beehive with our hive tool.
Chickens can be a friend to the honey bees! If you are considering keeping a few chickens, allowing them to free range or roam around
This article is focused on the generalities of each bee. As we all know, the queens will ultimately determine the characteristics of the hive. So
Why is it so important for your hive to beard on warm Spring and Summer days? Watch this video for the many forms of bearding.
Many times the new beekeeper is faced with harvesting honey for the first time and not knowing what to do. This is a step-by-step video
In the South, Goldenrod is basically the last true nectar and pollen source for your bees for the season. Goldenrod tends to mature at different
A “cloud of bees forming a swarm is a spectacular sight.” What happens in a honey bee swarm? When a colony grows to a certain
Every new beekeeper should watch this informative video on how to properly assemble a hive frame.
We just had an unusual snowfall here in Northeast Georgia. Just a few days prior, the temperatures were in the sixties! This kind of up
The most challenging part of beekeeping, for the beginner, is purchasing your first hive. You wonder, “What do I need and what do I not