Written by Ava Rose of Ava's Flowers, this article highlights tips for creating a garden that supports native bees. While this is not directed towards the honeybees we know and love, many of the same principles apply!
Many of you have been lucky enough to attend this seminar from our very own Scott Poling, and we are definitely getting into the thick of splits season (already!).
Here is the original article from the esteemed Dr. Jamie Ellis with "indispensable" information on creating and utilizing a solid nucleus colony.
Thank you, Tom King, for being a constant conduit for awesome resources!
Start off hive inspections this year right by recording your observations. There are a number of ways to keep a running record of hive health: excel spreadsheets, hand-written notes or by using Hive Inspection forms. Here are two examples from other bee clubs.