April 16, 2014

February 2012 – The Beekeepers Calendar

Hives in Maine WInter 2012. Photo Carol Cottrill

Renew your MSBA membership.  You don't want to miss a single issue of The Bee Line, our printed journal, do you? Order bees in package or nuc's for late April-early May arrival. Check wintering colonies for honey reserves by hefting the hive. Note that the "heft the hive" method works as long as the bees haven't chimneyed up the center leaving a bunch of (heavy) honey frames on the … [Read more...]