Beekeeping Classes | Online Course Available
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March 25th Bee Class 10 a.m. - 12 noon Class 7 & 8
Spring and Summer Management
April 8th - Chimacum Grange
General Meeting 10 a.m.
Bee Class 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Class 9 & 10
Honey & Fall/Winter Management
Online Classes Available
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There is often some good weather left in November between cold snaps, and the bees continue to bring in pollen--maybe too much! Old foragers, worn out after a hard-working life, may fly off at this...
Happy Halloween month! In October, the queens should be slowing down their brood production, but unusually warm weather seems to have encouraged them to keep on laying the full quota of eggs. A drop...
It still feels like summer, but winter is coming. In the garden, tall autumn sunflowers are opening, cosmos and marigolds continue their glorious bloom, fall asters are coming on, but other...
October is a good time for planning and planting spring bulbs that will benefit honey bees and other pollinators in the early spring. For our East Jefferson County hardiness zones, which are...
The well-known words of Goldilocks—"Not too hot, not too cold. Just right!”—describe perfectly the way a bee hive must be maintained. The ideal temperature for brood-rearing is about 94ᵒF,...
These are the implements I always have handy during a hive inspection: Two types of hive tools, one with a hookSerrated knife for sculpting combScratcher for testing drones for mitesThree colors...