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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
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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 rea
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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 dig
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 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
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The heartbreak of absconding...

The heartbreak of absconding...

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Sep 8th 2017

It's hard to describe the jarring sensation of having your bees abscond.  Whether they abscond right after you hive a
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