Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
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Hi, I am new to beekeeping and installed my nuc into my 8 frame hive this morning. A few bees were left in the nuc box (i probably didn't shake them out well enough) so I left the box by the hive thinking they would fly in eventually. This…Continue
Hi there,I am freshly minted to beekeeping. I took the class at the open space yesterday and went into my hive this morning.While I was fine working with the bees, I am not sure how the hive looks. I could not spot the queen but she may have been…Continue
Check out a unique event taking place at Taos Mesa Brewery this Saturday, July 16...starting at 1pm til 1am.100% of the profits this year will benefit local bee keepers who advocate for chemical-free farming practices in the Taos area.What began as…Continue
Started by Melanie Margarita Kirby in News + Announcements Jul 13.
I live in Corrales and would love to ride along with someone in the village who is willing to show me how a swarm removal should be done. I would then volunteer on the swarm removal list. Anyone interested?? I am retired and can go pratically any…Continue
Started by maureen arellano in Swarms Jul 8.
Was told by my wonderful mentor that creosote bush can be used in smoker to treat mites. I found a good article: https://agresearchmag.ars.usda.gov/1997/aug/mitesmoke
Started by Amy Owen in Hives + Bees Jun 28.
Hi, there -I recently caught a very small swarm (softball sized) in April. I housed them here with a few frames of honey, a bit of pollen and easy access to gardens and water, in the shade....bee paradise. They grew and were thriving. Last weekend…Continue
Started by Robin Miller in Hives + Bees Jun 27.