Category Archives: Summer Bee Care

Bee-centered beekeeping: When a hive grows slowly

Bee-centered beekeeping takes a different approach than conventional beekeeping. The aim is to do things the way the bees themselves would do them. One of my top bar hives was going strong all spring and then a few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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2017 Bee Workshop Focuses On Life of Bees

The Whole and Holy Life of Bees UPDATE:  Oh, dear. This workshop won’t be held this summer. Hope to do it later in the coming year. I’m leaving the description up so you’ll know what’s coming for 2017.  — Jacqueline … Continue reading

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Hot Bee Gloves: A Cautionary Tale

Recently I was on a swarm call and found the bees clustered in a small arbor vitae tree, within reach but hanging on the trunk rather than on a branch. This kind of tree is just a bristle bush of … Continue reading

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