Category Archives: Beekeeping

Beekeeping Series 2016

Lazy B Farm Beekeeping Workshop Series The motivation for this series is to equip those who are serious about beekeeping as a hobby and want to acquire their own bees. Currently, there are only 1/2 of the beekeepers that there … Continue reading

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Bee Season has Begun!

Well, my beekeeping friends, our season for beekeeping has begun here in the Piedmont area of GA. There are a couple of items you need to be watching for to insure a great season. Feed Your Bees! Be sure to … Continue reading

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Ever Seen One Of These By Your Beehive?

I was working my hives the other day and had a visitor… For some reason there seems to be a greater abundance of these creatures this year. As with everything else this year, we’ll blame it on the weather. Better … Continue reading

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Varroa Mites and Bees

I was running out of time to split my hives.  I wanted to put them in nucs to overwinter. I love going into the hives and just looking.  You can tell so much about a hive through observation. In this … Continue reading

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Spring Bees – March ’11

Well, my hives made it through the winter and I didn’t lose any.  I feel very fortunate because it’s so common to lose at least one hive. Talked to a gentleman in the mountains who lost 16 of his 17 … Continue reading

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Redemption of Fire Ants??

I think I’ve mentioned before that I had never seen so many different kinds of bugs and insects till we moved here to the South.  And they’re not small… they’re humongous!  In almost 8 years, I’ve learned not to flinch … Continue reading

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Lazy B Farm Beekeeping Series

Beekeeping Workshop Series The motivation for this series is to equip those who are serious about beekeeping as a hobby and want to acquire their own bees. We will begin with the very basics of beekeeping and build upon that … Continue reading

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Born to Bee…

Earlier this week, I had access to some comb from a hive that was being removed from a house.  Since I had my camera with me, the bees were fairly docile, and the comb was just lying on the deck, … Continue reading

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Beekeepers Beware!

What a crazy summer we’ve had here in the Piedmont area of Georgia.  The daily temps have been soaring for months now, the humidity living up to the old adage “you can cut it with a knife”, and we’ve had … Continue reading

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Beekeeping: Logging Progress and Cleaning

Well, I’ve been challenged and I love a challenge.  I started with 2 hives this spring and I’m now up to 10 hives.  A lot has happened with them this spring…too much for me to remember. Bill has mentioned the … Continue reading

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