Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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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

0 May 19

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 Seah Johnson + Josh 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)

Is there mentoring for a Warre Hive?

I saw that there is beekeeping mentoring, and I'd love to learn more. I am particularly interested in Warre Hive keeping, and I was wonderi…

Started by Lynne M. Treibel

1 May 5
Reply by Carolyn Hammack

Hives died

Ok, we had three topbar hives going into the winter.  Populations looked fine, we thought they had enough resources.  One was weak, and we…

Started by Buckner Creel

6 May 3
Reply by Ben Noyce

Empty top bar

Hello Beekeepers, I had a really great first year with my bees, but sadly they did not over winter. So I would like to start again this yea…

Started by Dorian Folie

0 Apr 5


Went into my Langstroth today.  Checked it 2 weeks ago and all was well.  Only one problem in that the girls had extended a bit of honey co…

Started by Charlie Esty

0 Mar 20


Warm temps, hungry bees, no nectar flow = robbing.  There be pirate bees out there. I lost a box today.  When I got home from work there wa…

Started by Jeremy McKellar

1 Feb 24
Reply by Mary Lee Moeny


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