Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Creosote to treat mites!

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.…

Started by Amy Owen

0 yesterday

How to keep bees from swarming - again!

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…

Started by Robin Miller

0 yesterday

Want a Colony in a Birdhouse?

A homeowner on the westside of ABQ has a colony occupying a birdhouse in her backyard and she would like it removed. The birdhouse is 28″ l…

Started by Jodi Hedderig

3 on Saturday
Reply by Andy Duran

Hive placement

I have about an acre in the far NE section of Albuquerque where I have planted alot of plants that provide nectar for bees.  I use to have…

Started by Mary Young

1 Jun 21
Reply by Chris Specter

What is on the bee?

2016%20%2006-10%20bees%20w%20white%202.jpg Hmm, can't tell if this has attached.  I checked my hives in Algodones on Saturday.  One hive,…

Started by Mary Lee Moeny

1 Jun 14
Reply by Carl Smith


Anyone selling queens in ABQ? Ricky 235-6787

Started by Rick and Michelle

1 Jun 9
Reply by Rick and Michelle

Bee location in Socorro

Hello All I have a post on Craigs listing for seeking a home for bee's I received a reply from a lady in Socorro Nm Anyone require / need …

Started by Randy Szymanski

0 May 17

Open Space 14 May

I volunteered to work at the Open Space on 14 May as a top bar expert but never received confirmation.  Am I on the list to help?  Leon Spa…

Started by Leon Spackman

4 May 14
Reply by Leah Atkinson

Drone Genitalia

Just in case any of you ever wondered what drone genitalia looked like...  

Started by S Johnson + J Phillips

0 May 12

Where do you buy Russian Honeybees?

I am just getting oriented to the beekeeping scene here in NM. I've read much about the frugality of Russian bees and how they build up dep…

Started by Lynne M. Treibel

3 May 12
Reply by Larrea Lavoiscia (Ms.Bee Haven)


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