Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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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

3 yesterday
Reply by Leon Spackman

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 yesterday
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

Cleaning Nylon Filters and Strainers

I see discussions on how to extract honey from both Top Bars and Langstroths.  I have not found a discussion on how to clean the strainers…

Started by Mary Lee Moeny

2 Jan 28
Reply by Ben Noyce

Looking for bee hives

My wife and I have two acres in Corrales and are looking to work with someone who would be willing to put some hives on our property. Pleas…

Started by Jorge Brasil

0 Jan 13

Seeking recco on new plants that will be Bee Friendly

Hi all I just acquired a 1.7 acre plot in the East Los Lunas area -- I already keep bees nearby.  I can now plant new shrubs/ trees on the…

Started by Louis Blackwell

2 Jan 3
Reply by Louis Blackwell

bee information

thank you, Ed for the good reading materials and information.

Started by ron brooks

0 Dec 15, 2015

When to start a new hive

I live in the down town area.  I will be introducing bees to my hive this spring.  When is the best time to introduce a box of bees in Alb…

Started by Nicholas Appleton

9 Dec 15, 2015
Reply by Nicholas Appleton


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