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Installing New Bee Packages

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I'm so excited to get my two new bee packages today! I've been thinking a lot about what type of hives to start the new bees in, what type of hive to use, and the method or process to use. Past this, I've also been thinking about what will my bees be like? Will they be happy sweet bees or grumpy mean bees. I'm not too worried since we already have awesome bees from C.F. Koehnen and Sons, and they have been fantastic! Through my extensive research and I've found a lot of information on the areas of consideration and I've already...

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Be Swarm, Identify, Plan, and Prevent.

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Spring and early fall is swarm time for bees! When bees swarm the hive is short quite a few bees and your neighbors might not be too happy to have uninvited guests either. It's been helpful for me to plan ahead so that I have confidence going into swarm season. I recently saw a YouTube video on Bruce White's "Save Our Bees" channel that covers how to identify and prevent bee colonies from swarming.  Bees swarm when they are out of space. Typically this happens in the Spring when bees start building up fast and late summer, early fall, when bees...

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