Walking a swarm into a new hive. If you drum on the back of the new hive, they march right in! I write about doing this in several of the Josiah Reynolds mystery books. Now you can see what I was trying to describe.
Today a bit of a change of pace. Some of you have asked about getting started in beekeeping, so I thought I'd talk about thw two primary ways to get started. I'm not going to discuss equipment, how to choose your bees, or anything else like that.
A great addition to your garden or back yard. Bees need water just like we do but often times drown in open water. To make a bee watering station you can either do what is shown in the photo above and fill the bowl of a.