Helpful Tips

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Helping Bees

One of the best ways to support healthy hives is to provide ample foraging.  Keeping a garden that provides not just nectar, pollen and habitats, but also refrains from using toxic pesticides will go a long way towards helping bees and other pollinators.  Click here to see the products to avoid using. 

Preventing Winter Loss

Interview with Peter Trodtfeld on honey bee colony winter losses and how beekeepers can monitor and reduce the Varroa mite infestation levels in their hives. Read more about it here 

Natures Nectar's Blog

What should I be doing with my bees this month? Follow along with Jim on his beekeeping journey. Pick up pointers on all sorts of issues that go along with beekeeping.  You can find Jim’s Blog here