Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
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I have major back problems lately, probably having surgery soon and need to sell my Top Bar hive. I cannot handle the weight lately. I am also moving and need to find a good home for the girls. I cannot get out to the side yard and check on…Continue
We are new beekeepers. We have 3 top bars. We went in to them for the first time in an embarrassingly long time, and Hive One seems to be playing by the rules well. Encouraged by our efforts, we opened Hive Two and Three and what a disaster. Cross…Continue
Congratulations to all who submitted entries to the 2014 NM State Fair. We counted more than 70 entries this year. If you haven't made it to the fair yet, make sure to stop by during the weekend and say hi to the hard working beekeeper volunteers at…Continue
Hello,we are still scrambling to find bees for our observation hive at the fair, the main draw to our table. Would any of you langstroth beeks be willing to lend two frames of bees for this weekend and next? We would pick them up at your hive on…Continue
Hello,hubbie and I harvested today. The honey is dark with a good flavor and very thick. Question: There's a lot of tiny air bubbles. I don't remember seeing bubbles in previous harvests. Is this normal?thanks! Camille and BeeContinue
By far the most common question we hear is, "Which type of hive should I get?" This is a complex question that boils down to: what do you want to get out of beekeeping? Is it strictly pollination and support of honeybee populations? A little honey?…Continue