Beverly Bees

Backyard beekeeping for the love of bees and honey.

The Swarm Queen in all her glory.

September 3, 2011
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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Off With Her Head, Well Actually, Her Butt

Merging the two queen hive into one.  An ode to the Swarm Queen. The fall is fast approaching and it has come time to prepare the bees for winter and disassemble my two queen hive. It is necessary to restore … Continue reading

Two Queen Hive

July 15, 2011
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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Inspecting The Two Queen Hive System

And the flight of the bumble bee. Inspecting the hive in a two queen system is a bit complicated.  It is similar to opening two beehives at the same time and leaving them both open while you work.  It takes … Continue reading

Bottom box of bottom hive.

July 7, 2011
by Anita Deeley at BeverlyBees.com
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First Inspection Of The Two Queen Hive System

I’m officially in the bee murder’s club now and it doesn’t feel good at all. Today was my first real inspection of my two queen hive. Yesterday, I lifted the cover briefly to see if they had chewed through the … Continue reading

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