Bees draw out honeycomb to ensure adequate honey supplies and population survival. You can use this knowledge to your advantage as a beekeeper interested in a honey crop.
Late June is the time to add supers to your honeybee hive. And you can create two summer nucs at the same time.
Three things you need to know for your June beekeeping calendar. Leave 'em, feed 'em and get ready to add some Supers.
This is the second of two blogs on why, how and when to split your overwintered hive.
The last couple of weeks in May, when dandelions are in full bloom, mark the ideal time, the Magic Moment, to split (divide) your overwintered hive.
Welcome spring's pussy willows and dandelions. Your bees do!
You can enjoy beekeeping more with our Auto-Extract Hive