Beverly Bees

Backyard beekeeping for the love of bees and honey.

Treatment free bees on small cell foundation.

September 16, 2014
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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What is Treatment Free Beekeeping?

What is Treatment Free Beekeeping? You may have heard the term “Treatment Free Beekeeping” or “Treatment Free Beekeeper.” You also many have heard a beekeeper or two get riled up in great support or vehemently against this type of beekeeping. … Continue reading

Milkweeds Queen Bee

July 12, 2012
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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My Swarm Hive, Milkweed Plus Spot The Queen

Milkweed Hive and Spot the Queen I finally got around to naming one of my swarm hives.  Actually a reader and fellow beekeeper, Mary Lou Chase, suggested the name because her bees were foraging on the blossoms at the time.  … Continue reading

Bees fanning for a frame of brood.

June 14, 2012
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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Requeening – When A Queen Stops Laying

Requeening – When A Queen Stops Laying Brian’s hive Squill has been having Queen related issues from the get-go.   After installing the bees from a package, they did not accept their queen immediately.  Then finally caved and set her … Continue reading

The marked queen.

May 15, 2012
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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First Hive Inspection Of Squill 5-6-12

First hive inspection reveals Squill is off to a good start! Three weeks after installing his bee package, Brian finally got to inspect his hive Squill.  These bees took a while to warm up to the queen, so Brian was … Continue reading

Beemaster's Beekeeping Ring
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