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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.
Despite being a natural impulse for bees, swarming is not a desirable scenario, especially in urban areas. Experienced beekeepers: here's how to effectively recover a swarm.
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.
The days are long and the bees are out gathering nectar. Simply inspect your hive to make sure it's healthy.