Can I get better, faster honeycomb?

Can I get better, faster honeycomb?

July 24, 2018 1 Comment

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.
Adding supers for the honey crop while creating your own nucs

Adding supers for the honey crop while creating your own nucs

July 06, 2018 2 Comments

Late June is the time to add supers to your honeybee hive. And you can create two summer nucs at the same time. 
June bee management: three things to know

June bee management: three things to know

June 11, 2018 1 Comment

Three things you need to know for your June beekeeping calendar. Leave 'em, feed 'em and get ready to add some Supers.

Splitting an overwintered hive: How to do it

Splitting an overwintered hive: How to do it

May 26, 2018 2 Comments

This is the second of two blogs on why, how and when to split your overwintered hive. 
Splitting an overwintered hive: Why you need to do it

Splitting an overwintered hive: Why you need to do it

May 25, 2018 1 Comment

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. 
Springtime in Alberta: Going with the flow

Springtime in Alberta: Going with the flow

May 03, 2018

Welcome spring's pussy willows and dandelions. Your bees do!

Can honey actually flow out of a hive?

Can honey actually flow out of a hive?

January 29, 2018 1 Comment

You can enjoy beekeeping more with our Auto-Extract Hive