Beverly Bees

July 25, 2015
by Anita Deeley
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Open Air Bee Hive Removal in MA

Open Air Bee Hive Removal in MA It’s honey bee removal season here in Massachusetts! If you have bees and are within an hour of Beverly, MA please call us at 978-778-8276. It’s been a pretty intense swarm season this … Continue reading

September 6, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Top Bar Hives With Les Crowder

Top Bar Hives With Les Crowder At the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference, Les Crowder gave a talk on top bar hives.  Les has been keeping bees for over 30 years.  He used to work in commercial beekeeping using Langstroth hives … Continue reading

August 29, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Making A Package Of Bees From A Top Bar Hive With Sam Comfort

Making A Package Of Bees From A Top Bar Hive With Sam Comfort At the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference last month, Sam Comfort demonstrated how to make a package of bees from a top bar hive.  For his funnel he … Continue reading

July 31, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest With Sam Comfort

Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest With Sam Comfort At the 2012 Treatment Free Beekeeper’s Conference in Leominster, MA, one of the things shown was a top bar hive honey harvest.  After seeing this I was sold on top bar hives … Continue reading

June 12, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Foundationless Frames And Wacky Comb Building

Foundationless Frames And Wacky Comb Building My foundationless hive Willow, has been doing a great job building out foundationless frames and is progressing along nicely since I installed it from a package on April 14th, 2012.  A few weeks before … Continue reading

May 7, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Foundationless Frames Are Working! – Willow Hive Check 4-26-12

My new package is doing a great job drawing out the foundationless frames! This was my first hive check of willow, after installing the package on April 14th and removing the queen cage a few days later.  I’ve been so … Continue reading