Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
Walter Dods of Soilutions, Inc. asked me today whether I knew anyone who needs a place to put some hives. He has about 5 acres in Los Lunas that is not near any farms (i.e. pesticides). If you are…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by chantal Jun 15, 2010.
I just blogged (with pictures) about losing a nuc hive today due to robbing. I do not know how the blogging works on this site, but I would be interested to receive some advice. I am a new beek, …Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Morgan May 15, 2010.
Around 2:15 this afternoon I watched with dismay as a two week old nuc hive absconded while robber bees plundered their hive. Being a new beek I missed the cues a couple of days ago when I was looking for the queen and admiring the wonderful comb building that was going on. At the time I thought that there were a lot of big black drones in the hive. Little did I realize that they where unneighborly robber bees. Pathetically I got in my vehicle and drove in the general direction of their…Continue
Posted on May 15, 2010 at 6:24pm