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April Meetings and Events
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April 16th
Raising Bees and Making Nucleus Colonies


April 18th
Earth Day
Virginia Living Museum


April 18th
Yard Day
Hampton and Gloucester


April 21st
Monthly Meeting


Follow the "Latest News" link under the Main Menu for more information.




NewBees Corner


Information listed here is for the new beekeepers looking for guidance on what beekeeping chores are to be considered now:


For information on Spring Feeding - supplemental feeding of sugar syrup and/or pollen substitute check out this link: Michael Bush on Feeding


For information on Hive Reversing check out these links: Winter Feeding Success! Hive Reversal & Checkerboarding
Long Lane Honey Bee Farms - Lesson 93


So you've found queen cells in your colony. Here's a link to how you might transplant them to a queenless colony or make a nuc. Fat Beeman doesn't wear a veil, you should! Fat Beeman never says "it is my opinion" so take heed!
Queen Cell Transplant