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. This term draws great criticism and emotion from many beekeepers. […]
Author: Anita Deeley
7 Steps to Take After a Honey Bee Pesticide Kill
7 Steps to Take After a Honey Bee Pesticide Kill If your bees died from pesticide poisoning follow these 7 steps to report and document your honey bee pesticide kill. First let me say, I am so sorry. It is disheartening and upsetting to see this happen to your bees […]
Help Wanted ~ Beekeeping Assistant Needed!
Beekeeping Assistant Needed! We are looking for a Beekeeping Assistant to help organize and run the Beverly Bees beekeeping business. This is a part-time job, approximately 8 hours a week to start, adding more hours later on for the right person. Assistance is needed with the setup, take down and […]
Free Honey Bee Swarm Removal Massachusetts In May and June
Free Honey Bee Swarm Removal Massachusetts in May and June Call us to save your unwanted honey bee swarm today at 978-778-8276. Honey bee swarm season is here in MA! If you find a honey bee swarm or have bees in a tree or structure and live in Essex County, […]
What Are Those White Dots In My Honey Comb?
What are those white dots in my honey comb? When inspecting your hive first thing in the spring after a long cold winter, you may pull out a frame that looks like the picture below. It is filled with white wet looking crystals or chunks. You may mistake this for […]
Bee Winter Survival Rate and Exciting News!
It’s Been A Hard Winter For Bees In MA 2013-2014 has been hard winter for bees everywhere and Massachusetts is no exception. I know beekeepers throughout the area who have lost bees, and many have lost all their bees – unfortunately they are not alone. At the Mass Bee meeting […]