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Team Building Activities
In spring, dividing the colony may thwart their plans to swarm. Just follow this simple yet effective method that doesn't even require much equipment.
Canadian winters being what they are, it's best to insulate your hive against the extreme cold. Here's how to find a suitable overwintering location to wrap up your hive.
It's already time to prepare your colony for the harsh months of winter ahead. Here's how to install a feeder pail above your brood box.
This parasite is an integral part of beekeeping. With this new (and safe!) treatment, it's easy to eliminate Varroa from your hive.
Swarming – it may be a scary sounding term for some, but for us it’s the hive’s natural impulse and unique means of reproduction.
In theory, honey can be harvested as soon as the bees cap the cells it's stored in. When a box is full, follow these steps to collect the ripe frames for extraction.
Reasons to replace your queen: she's no longer productive; she mysteriously disappeared; or… you accidentally squashed her.
Despite your best efforts, your hive may attempt to swarm. To halt their plans, use this complex (but very effective!) method.
Before adding a third box, you must first find your queen and confine her to the bottom-most brood box. Follow these steps.