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How to hive bees when it's cold and snowy out.

How to hive bees when it's cold and snowy out.

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Apr 6th 2018

Ack! My bees just arrived and it's SNOWING!!! What do I do?Good question and SO relevant in the Spring of 2018. Here are some ideas for how to deal with hiving bees in cold weather.The first thing you … read more
Why is this company called Gold Star Honeybees?

Why is this company called Gold Star Honeybees?

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Feb 5th 2018

I’ve been asked more than once about why Gold Star Honeybees was named Gold Star Honeybees. Well, there are a couple of reasons. Which I’ll tell you…The first reason was born out my memories of ele … read more
Gearing up for Bee Season 2018

Gearing up for Bee Season 2018

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Jan 8th 2018

Welcome to 2018!  There are plenty of reasons for us to be glad it's here - and only one of those reasons is the new digs.  Over the holidays, Gold Star Honeybees relocated to the great stat … read more
 About that “Back-To-School” thing…

About that “Back-To-School” thing…

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Sep 27th 2017

Every year, watching the seasonal ebb and flow of beekeeping fascinates me. In spring, it’s bees and startup equipment. In summer, it’s second hives for swarm surprises, and real-world, hands-on le … read more

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