Beverly Bees

July 25, 2015
by Anita Deeley
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Open Air Bee Hive Removal in MA

Open Air Bee Hive Removal in MA It’s honey bee removal season here in Massachusetts! If you have bees and are within an hour of Beverly, MA please call us at 978-778-8276. It’s been a pretty intense swarm season this … Continue reading

April 2, 2014
by Anita Deeley
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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 … Continue reading

September 6, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Top Bar Hives With Les Crowder

Top Bar Hives With Les Crowder At the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference, Les Crowder gave a talk on top bar hives.  Les has been keeping bees for over 30 years.  He used to work in commercial beekeeping using Langstroth hives … Continue reading

August 29, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Making A Package Of Bees From A Top Bar Hive With Sam Comfort

Making A Package Of Bees From A Top Bar Hive With Sam Comfort At the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference last month, Sam Comfort demonstrated how to make a package of bees from a top bar hive.  For his funnel he … Continue reading

July 31, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest With Sam Comfort

Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest With Sam Comfort At the 2012 Treatment Free Beekeeper’s Conference in Leominster, MA, one of the things shown was a top bar hive honey harvest.  After seeing this I was sold on top bar hives … Continue reading

July 10, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Plastic Foundation Is Banned From My Apiary

Plastic Foundation Is Banned From My Apiary It’s been a while since I have written about my “mean” hive Dandelion. My last update speaks for itself – “ERRRR!” 10 Bee Stings, Wacky Comb And A Mean Hive.  Despite their nasty … Continue reading