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Hive five: must-have beekeeping supplies

Here are five beekeeping supplies I recommend for the apiary. I have seldom, if ever, seen them mentioned by beekeeping books, clubs, or classes. butterfly net: these are great for catching bees that get in the house or snagging yellowjackets that hang around the hives. I’ve even caught a queen with one. It doesn’t have […] Read more

“Stocking stuffers” for your favorite beekeeper

With the holiday season upon us, I came up with a few inexpensive items for your favorite beekeeper. Each one of these items will get plenty of use, I promise. Flower and herb seeds. Most beekeepers like to attract bees to their gardens and patios, so seeds for bee-attracting plants are always a good choice. […] Read more