Albuquerque Beekeepers

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Starting 2 Hives in Polvadera

First thanks to those I have had private conversations with during the past couple of months. I am in Polvadera (10 miles north of Socorro)…

Started by Mike W

2 Dec 27, 2015
Reply by Buckner Creel

in search of an experienced bee keeper

I am a volunteer for the Claunch-Pinto Soil & Water Conservation District. We/I don't have any hives but would like to provide educatio…

Started by Carla Cope

1 Sep 29, 2015
Reply by Jodi Hedderig

Plans & diagrams for top bar hive

Looking to build your own top bar hive? Albuquerque beeks, TJ Carr and John Bradford, share their plans for a gorgeous TBH (diagram abov…

Started by chantal

3 Sep 8, 2015
Reply by Jason Fink

87108 TBH Mentor

My father and I started beekeeping this year and have two top bar hives in the 87108 area.  While things seem to be going well, we'd love t…

Started by David Stromberg

7 Apr 28, 2015
Reply by Shawna Ballay

Timeless Lessons of the Honeybees

Although they may not speak a human language, the honeybees transmit valuable messages that can help transform human society and its relati…

Started by Scarlet Blossom

0 Dec 10, 2014

My parents recently bought a house with bee's living in one of their trees...

Hello, I am not looking for someone to get the hive out but merely wondering if they would move into a hive if we placed it in the backyard…

Started by Bresdin O'Malley

5 Nov 10, 2014
Reply by Bresdin O'Malley

The Best Bee Hive?

By far the most common question we hear is, "Which type of hive should I get?" This is a complex question that boils down to: what do you w…

Started by Randy S.

7 Sep 7, 2014
Reply by Rhett Renoud

Urban beekeeping in today's Journal

abqbeeks, the Certified Beekeeper program, and NewBeeRescue got some coverage in today's Journal...

Started by Carolyn Hammack

0 May 24, 2014

Hosting or Fostering a hive

Hello all, I'm interested in trying out beekeeping, but it does take a lot of money to get started.  A friend recommended I host or foster…

Started by Trevor Branch

4 May 6, 2014
Reply by Trevor Branch

Hive type for Beginners ?

What type of bee hive is recommended for someone just starting out ? Langstroth, Top Bar, Warre or Other ? I am planning to start 2 hives i…

Started by Samuel Lopez

4 Feb 12, 2014
Reply by Samuel Lopez


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