Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
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I've noticed that among my regular bees are some with mostly black or totally black abdomens. I remember someone talking about them at one of the BEEKS meetings, but I cannot find anything in my notes. Could someone refresh me about…Continue
Started by Richard Whiteside in News + Announcements 9 hours ago.
Hi,posted 2 weeks ago or so about this. Was wondering if anyone in the Northeast Heights area has opened their hives yet? It can be colder up here and we've had snow when over neighborhoods have not. Don't want to break the propolis seal too soon…Continue
I posted a few pictures the other day on another site of a bee removal I did last Wednesday. I can't remember doing a larger one. My first ever in February. I removed almost 200# of honey in the comb that they had hoarded. Queen and bees are…Continue
Just a quick note. TJ Carr is in the hospital recovering from pneumonia. He is feeling better but not up for visitors yet. In true TJ fashion, he is still returning calls and answering beekeeping questions.Send good thoughts and prayers his way.Continue
I've made it through my first winter with one of two hives going strong. Hey 50%, I'll take that.Question...I was peering through my window on my tb hive and noticed the presence of capped drone cells. Shall I prepare for a split? I haven't…Continue
This was beautiful and brought a smile to my face. Brighten your day with a good story, green eyed stingless bees and awesome photography. Be sure to click into the photographer's site for the bee pics from around the world.…Continue
Quick question. How would you know to order a package of bees for a hive in the spring if you can't get in your hive during the winter to see what's going on? I can see that I still have bees but the one hive that doesn't have a window, I have no…Continue
Hi folks,I need to retire from active beekeeping at my home but I will remain active in BEEKS. As such I will be selling my grand collection and my honeys ;(. I collected over 10 gallons of honey from my two active hives last year.I currently have…Continue