Blossom Honey is created when the bees forage on a single nectar source creating a varietal honey with the unique character of that flower. There are several flowers that are abundant enough to produce varietal honey. A good selection of blossom honey can found in our Honey Advent Calendar Sampler.
Preparing for your bees before they arrive will make things go much smoother on bee installation day. Having all necessary beekeeping equipment, tools, bee colony feed, protective gear ready as well as the beehive site already setup with hive setup greatly speeds up installation and reduces stress on the bees and the beekeeper alike. Picking
Bee Nuc Transport Guidelines for our 5 frame nucs and other useful tips for getting your nuc bees home and into your beekeeping equipment. This article discusses the cardboard nuc boxes and also the Pro-Nuc boxes and things to consider to safely transport your 5 frame bee nuc so the bees do not get stressed
Package Bee Transport Guidelines and other useful tips for getting your package bees home and ready for installation. So, the wait is over and your package pickup day has arrived, or maybe USPS will be calling soon letting you know your bees are ready for pickup! There are a few things you should have ready
Installing 5-frame bee nucs and moving the frames and bees from a nuc box into your full sized hive equipment is a fairly straightforward process. However, there is room for error that can cause your nuc to potentially stall and get off to a slow start. In this article, we will step through the process.
Installing Package Bees and the various methods is a discussion item for new beekeepers and seasoned ones alike. There are many techniques that all work and in this article we will discuss the “Package Shake” method, the “Placing the Package in the Hive” method, and the “Sheet Shook Swarm” method. We will break down the