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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.

 

 

 

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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