Take a video tour of our hives with Anita Deeley! Watch Anita Deeley of Beverly Bees demonstrate the inner workings of a honey bee hive to Sandra Lawson of Get Your Garden Growing. This video was recorded by BevCam in … Continue reading
Honey Bee Swarm on a Boat It’s honey bee swarm season here in Massachusetts! Every year Beverly Bees rescues wayward bee swarms and relocates them to one of our honey bee yards where they can be cared for by a … Continue reading
Marking Queens With Mike Palmer
Vermont beekeeping guru Michael Palmer demonstrates how to catch, handle and mark queens in the field without harming them. He simply uses model paint and a piece of grass as his tools. After queen marking is complete, he explains how to safely cage a queen and her attendants. He stresses not touching the queens abdomen but instead moves her by grasping her wings and holds her by her thorax. Watch how easy bee expert Mike Palmer makes this look in his 2 minute video on safely handling and marking queens.
Dee Lusby Organic Beekeeper Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the Organic Beekeeping Conference in Oracle, Arizona. This event is put together every year by Dee Lusby, the queen of Organic and Treatment Free Beekeeping. Dee Lusby is a … Continue reading
Top Bar Hive Inspection With Sam Comfort Sam Comfort brought a few of his top bar hives and modified Warre or box style hives to the 2012 Northeast Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference in Leominster, MA. Below is a picture of … Continue reading
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