Watch weather before adding pollen patties

Bees dead or alive: What you should do now

March 28, 2019 3 Comments

Your spring hive check might find a flourishing colony, or a bunch of lifeless frames. Either way - here's what to do next.
Pussy willows a great food source - weather permitting

It's getting warm! Do we need to feed pollen?

March 27, 2019

Catkins are coming!  Do we really need to add pollen patties to our hives? Yes we do, until the weather is reliable warmer and drier.
Why do we keep bees?

Why do we keep bees?

March 06, 2019 2 Comments

Why would Canadians, many of them living in an urbanized environment, want to get into beekeeping - essentially a complex form of animal husbandry that takes vigilance, knowledge and a good back?

Beginner/refresher courses coming your way

Beginner/refresher courses coming your way

February 12, 2019

Edmonton and area enthusiasts are invited to register for a couple of courses coming up in the next short while. 
Changeable weather can affect colony

Changeable weather can affect colony

February 04, 2019

Some bees may have experienced warm weather spells since January 1 and this could have triggered them to initiate a small brood nest.
Spring bee orders: What bees are these?

Spring bee orders: What bees are these?

December 13, 2018 2 Comments

We receive lots of questions about our spring bees, so here are some answers (and our web page “What bees?” provides more information).

Register online for Alberta beginner beekeeper courses

Register online for Alberta beginner beekeeper courses

December 04, 2018 3 Comments

Registration now open for the courses you need to apply for a City of Edmonton beekeeper permit or to get started in beekeeping elsewhere in Alberta.
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Doors open at Edmonton beekeeping store

November 21, 2018 1 Comment

Dealing with a hive that appears unlikely to survive the winter

Dealing with a hive that appears unlikely to survive the winter

October 09, 2018

A quiet, underperforming hive reveals that it is queenless during a pre-winter inspection. It`s too late to add a new queen this year, so our video takes you through your options.

Ensure your hive is in the best shape for winter

Ensure your hive is in the best shape for winter

October 09, 2018

Early October is the time to do what you can to ensure your hive will overwinter successfully and continue as a thriving colony next spring. This blog describes the first in a two-part video series. 
Removing auto-extract and comb honey from your hive

Removing auto-extract and comb honey from your hive

August 28, 2018 2 Comments

Hiveworld.ca is your go-to for answers and solutions

Hiveworld.ca is your go-to for answers and solutions

August 07, 2018

Your hive should be in prime condition now for over-wintering success. If you have concerns or questions, dont hesitate to contact Hiveworld.ca.