Beverly Bees

Backyard beekeeping for the love of bees and honey.

My Rofftop Hives

June 17, 2011
by Anita Deeley at

In Case You’re Wondering Bees Can Chew Through Garden Row Cover – Part 3 of 3

And yes, I found that out the hard way. On June 10th, 2011, my bees swarmed. On June 11th, 2011, I was able to capture them using duct tape, a rock and a string, but the job was incomplete.  Now … Continue reading

Can you spot my bees? They swarmed on this tree branch 50 feet high. Thanks to help from the uncles, the weather, duct tape, a rock, a string and my husband's great arm, I was able to get them back.

June 16, 2011
by Anita Deeley at
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Duct Tape, A Rock And A String Saved My Swarm – Part 2 of 3

Yes, sometimes bees are really stupid. On June 10th, 2011 after several attempts my bees swarmed. Being 80 feet high in the air, I had given up on retrieving them and waved goodbye.  But on June 11th, 2011, when I … Continue reading

Beemaster's Beekeeping Ring
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