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Recognizing and Avoiding Swarms
Introduction A swarm is one of the most dramatic and amazing shows of nature that anyone, beekeeper or not, can witness. Swarming is a natural process through which ...
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Queenlessness in Your Hive
Introduction Colonies have a single queen. And when they don’t they are queenless. This state is called queenlessness. There’s nothing complicated about the definition of queenlessness! But when ...
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The Big Issues to Check at Every Inspection
Introduction The hive inspection is a chance for the beekeeper to dig deeper beyond the external signs on offer when observing the hive. Watching the bees come and ...
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Learning From Deadout Inspections
Introduction Beekeeping brings so much joy to so many, but also has its challenges. We have looked in detail at the various threats to bees. Losses are always ...
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The Threat of Varroa Mites: Part 2
Introduction In the previous lesson we looked at the life of the Varroa mite and how their behaviors and reproductive patterns have the potential to decimate a honey bee ...
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Nature
Introduction While bees are incredibly resilient, they do face challenges. From robbers to Smal Hive Beetle to American and European Foulbrood, from Nosema and Chalkbrood to Trachael mites and more, it’s amazing ...
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Seed catalogs bring the promise of spring
The best thing about the dark months of winter is the truckload of seed catalogs that comes in the mail. I don’t know how it works, but if ...
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An Introduction to Tracheal Mites
Introduction The world of nature can be downright gruesome. Imagine a creature that crawls into the incredibly tiny breathing tubes of the adult bee, restricting the flow of ...
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Nature
The views, opinions and recommendations expressed in this article are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of PerfectBee. Happenings in the Bee Yard This ...
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Nature
To all my fellow Game of Thrones fans, my title, a definite double entendre, references a key phrase in George R. R. Martin’s works as we all have heard ...
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