Beverly Bees

Backyard beekeeping for the love of bees and honey.

One of Dean's virgin queens.

September 4, 2012
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Queen Rearing With Dean Stiglitz

Queen Rearing With Dean Stiglitz Dean Stiglitz from Golden Rule Honey gave a few talks at the treatment free conference about queen rearing.  Dean is the coauthor of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Beekeeping. During field day Dean let everyone … Continue reading

Milkweeds Queen Bee

July 12, 2012
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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

This is my swarm which I captured and hived on June 11.  After 15 days the Queen is finally laying eggs. They look like little grains of rice against the black foundation, nestled firmly inside the center of the cells.

June 26, 2011
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I Have Eggs! I Have Eggs! Pop The Champagne!

I’m so excited to be getting baby bees again, I feel like I won the lottery! It has been way too long in my apiary since I have seen the smiling shape of pearly white baby bee larvae.  The past … Continue reading

Beemaster's Beekeeping Ring
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