Re-homing a captured swarm

A friend caught this swarm in his swarm trap. He graciously offered them to us. Here we are transferring them into their new Langstroth home in our backyard apiary! BONUS: The video ends with a new bee being born!

Bee books

I just finished another book on beekeeping. I have enjoyed all the books on bees I have read so far and these last two are no different (The Backyard Beekeeper and Plan Bee). The Backyard Beekeeper was a great reference book on learning the ins and outs of beekeeping. Plan Bee was a fun read…