Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Need help with my hive!

I am a first year beekeeper and consider myself a novice!. I need some urgent help and advice with my hive. We have one Langstroth hive tha…

Started by Alwyn VanderWalt

1 Jan 10
Reply by Mark Sommer

Active Bees

My first wintering of bees.  I was doing yard work all day.  Both my hives are very active.  They brought out their dead, which I would exp…

Started by Mark Sommer

0 Jan 10

Need Asistance with determining bee type & relocation in Albuquerque

I am renter who has been instructed by my landlord to exterminate some bees which have made a home in a bush in my front yard. I believe th…

Started by Mark Evans

3 Dec 31, 2016
Reply by Joe Wesbrook

winter fondant

Would like information about making fondant at our altitude. Can we get the syrup hot enough to become fondant? 

Started by Janet Yagoda Shagam

1 Dec 31, 2016
Reply by Sarah Davies

Free Frames

I have a bunch of frames for hive bodys and supers for free if someone wants them. I am in Santa Fe. They are used. Thank You Doug

Started by Doug McDowell

0 Dec 5, 2016

winter fondant

Would like information about making fondant at our altitude. Can we get the syrup hot enough to become fondant? 

Started by Janet Yagoda Shagam

0 Oct 28, 2016

Weak Colony with a Queen

I have a weak top bar colony with a queen that won't make it through the winter.  Does anyone have an interest in combining her and my smal…

Started by Leon Spackman

1 Oct 24, 2016
Reply by Anita Amstutz

Emergency Queens in fall

Just examined one of my hives today and noticed there are probably 6-7 Emergency Queen cells, one of which has been sealed. Im looking for…

Started by John Bigelow

0 Oct 23, 2016

1st Year Beekeeper would like an Experienced Beek to help evaluate hive

As a first year beekeeper since April, I approach my hive always with some level of trepidation.  From my work in the hive, it seems clear…

Started by Joe Slanga

0 Oct 12, 2016

How much honey reserves is enough for a hive to overwinter?

For the first three years we've bekept we've mainly gotten swarms, installed them, and tried to get them to survive, with varying success.…

Started by Buckner Creel

1 Oct 2, 2016
Reply by Buckner Creel

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