Getting Bees out of Trees

A Tale of Two Trees   I love it when I can help remove bees from places where they aren’t wanted. Ceilings, walls, and floors are the usual places, and they require cutting things open and hours of hard, sweaty, sticky work. But when I was called to remove bees…

Don’t make this feeding mistake

Open feeding can be devastating to your hive.   Last week I got a message from a new beekeeper who had gotten a package of bees a month ago and wanted to help them build comb by feeding them. The nectar flow in the desert in June is pretty slim,…