Winter In A Top Bar Hive

One way to overwinter a top bar hive in a northern climate is to provide good ventilation and some insulation. Enough food is needed, and good protection from the wind is too. We'll see how it works.

Basic Needs Of A Honey Bee Colony...A Start

Four of the requirements honey bees need to thrive, no matter where they live, or what type of shelter they have, or what kind of management they have, or don't have.

Keep Summer Bees Cool

Cool bees are more productive than bees that have to work at keeping cool. Here's several ways to help your bees keep cool this summer.