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This week we are talking to everyone about fall honey extractions. As we don't extract in fall at Beez' Apiary and we leave honey for the bees, some larger Apiaries and Bee Farms add supers specifically for the fall bloom. Our goal is to have this fall honey available in a few year but for now we bring in from Mid Hudson Valley and PA for the fall allergy sufferers. The PA honey we bring in has a dark wildflower taste with deep notes of wheat, chocolate, floral and sweet fini
We're back in biz here at the Beez' Lab in Blooming Grove NY! After a break in August we are nearing the end our season here in the Hudson Valley. The ladies are foraging for the last of the fall nectar flow and pollen sources and we will be removing the last supers from the hive soon and prepping for winter. Always work a season ahead!
Beekeepers over wintering for the first time, be advised you MUST leave your bees enough honey to over winter! 50-100 lbs depending on your
NOW IS THE TIME! To be prepared for your new bee arrivals and have your equipment ready. Keep your equipment properly stored in a dry safe space away from pests and moisture. Wax moths, mice and hive beetles can ruin equipment and infect a hive. For existing hives feeding sugar water and pollen patties may be appropriate before Spring is in full bloom. Do a full inspection of your hives when the weather is above 50-55 degrees and get a proper frame count of brood/honey ratios