Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Does anyone know why propolis in a Lang hive is wetter, stickier and more abundant than in a TB hive? Anyone else notice this or is it just…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

6 Jul 1, 2014
Reply by Christina Parlapiano

beehive hosting

What percentage or how much honey does someone get who hosts a beehive?

Started by DJ and Margaret Nickles

2 Jun 29, 2014
Reply by Jefferson

Adding Supers

I'm very new to beekeeping and this year will be the first year I can actually add a super to my hive. I have two deep brood boxes. What is…

Started by Carl Smith

2 Jun 27, 2014
Reply by Daniel Johnson

Two of these are not like the others?!?! Looking for any input on 2 laying queens in 1 hive.

Below I have posted some pictures of a frame in a split hive I purchased May 24th of this year. Both pictures are of the same side of the s…

Started by Clayton Blaylock

9 Jun 20, 2014
Reply by Clayton Blaylock


Hello, I have 1/3 acre and can host an apiary.  I have easy water source.  Please contact me if interested.

Started by Norina Morales

0 Jun 20, 2014

Garden Pests and Bees

Okay Beeks. What can I use on the squash bugs, that have shown up early, to rid them but not impact my bees? The bees pollinate my squash f…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

2 Jun 19, 2014
Reply by Christina Parlapiano

Remember My Poisoned Bees??

I have some really great and unexpected news concerning my hive that was poisoned that I tried to kill but wouldn't die.  THEY ARE MAKING I…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

5 Jun 18, 2014
Reply by Daniel Johnson

Full TB Hive??

Hello Beeks, I have a question that I am hoping someone can help me with. What do you do, if anything, when they fill up the hive and you…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

5 Jun 17, 2014
Reply by Buckner Creel

swarm cells

I have a swarm hive that now has four or five caped swarm cells.  I have tried a few times to find the queen with no success.  They are qu…

Started by Tom Day

2 Jun 15, 2014
Reply by Tom Day

Educational 'Glass' Beehive

Last year I built a 3 frame observation hive so that my daughters could see how bees acted within a hive, in fact even used it as a rescue…

Started by Ben Noyce

6 Jun 14, 2014
Reply by Stephen


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