Thursday, February 19, 2015
This queen rearing calendar has a feature that most do not. It's self generating! You simply enter your planned grafting date and the calendar lays out the dates with all the steps. It's easy. The calendar is setup for using a cell starter but gives you lots of information regardless the method used to raise your queens. Download yours and give it a try.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Are you ready to upgrade your bee hive entrance reducers? Well I created this pattern for anyone how wants to make their own. All you'll need is a few tools and some kind of material to make the disc from. 1/4" plywood works good or some plastic sheeting.
TIP: After cutting out your disc several can be drilled at once by stacking them to save time.
If you have kept bees for very long than you know about the Varroa mite. This pest returns to the hive on foraging bees that are working th...
Are you tired of buying expensive Wasp and Yellow Jacket spray? I can help you save a few bucks and at the same time kill these pest. A fe...
A s each year passes I try to grow my apiary. A real simple way to do this is swarm removal but there is another way to catch swarms wi...