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Category: Instructionals

These are slightly more detailed collection of articles with specific instructions on how to do things around the apiary.

How To Store Empty Supers

Why can’t you just leave unused honeycomb in your garage or shop for the winter? We’ll tell you all about it.

Tips for Moving Bees

We were recently asked for a few tips on relocating bees in their hives to a new locations. You may need to move them to a new yard, relocate them to a different property, load bees up for pollination, or removing them from a property.┬áHere are some “best practices” for moving bees

Replacing A Queen

Replacing a queen with success requires a little preparation and the right tools. Queen bees are too expensive to lose to user error.

Adventures in Sidelining

Our adventure continues as we went on our first trip to pollinate almonds this year. We tagged along this year and sent about 80 hives as part of a larger load…

Honey in Skincare

We are working on our honey-based skincare products to add to our shop. As we read and discover all of the natural remedies for age old skin conditions and problems, honey is a consistent staple. Honey has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and anti-viral properties and is… Continue Reading “Honey in Skincare”