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​  RE-CALIBRATING THE BEE-ATTITUDES… (Part One)

​ RE-CALIBRATING THE BEE-ATTITUDES… (Part One)

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Feb 3rd 2017

There’s an interesting phenomenon that seems to occur in the beekeeping world… maybe you’ve noticed it too. We call it The Theory of Immutable Truths. It’s the theory that says that any statemen … read more
The Comfort of Why…

The Comfort of Why…

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Feb 3rd 2017

Everybody’s heard it – the insistent, persistent voice of a small child asking “Why?”They start with one question and then dig deeper and deeper – to your every best answer – there is another “Why?”, … read more
The Swarming of honey bees…

The Swarming of honey bees…

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Feb 3rd 2017

“A swarm in May –is worth a load of hay.A swarm in June –is worth a silver spoon.A swarm in July –isn’t worth a fly.”Why is this old adage so often repeated?Because it tells us a bit about honeybees a … read more
What did bees do before beekeepers?

What did bees do before beekeepers?

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Feb 3rd 2017

Greetings!Have you gotten interested in natural beekeeping recently? Have you been to “regular” bee school and come away confused by all the focus on diseases and mites and chemical treatments and ot … read more
How to get bees for your top bar hive

How to get bees for your top bar hive

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Jan 19th 2017

Welcome to Bee Season 2017!For your top bar hive - you DO want package bees. This is just what it sounds like - a package of bees. Nothing BUT bees! And of course, a queen... but the point is, n … read more

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