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Wild Bee ID App

Ever been in your garden and wondered what species a beautiful bee is? Wild Bee ID is a mobile app for iOS and Android built to be your go-to guide for ID’ing bees and bee-friendly plants, creating pollinator gardens, and learning how to get involved in ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Jun 13 2017 - 3:55pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Want to learn - Need guidance

Recently bought property in South Carolina and would like to learn about beekeeping. I have about 7 acres and my primary purpose for learning is pollination of 1 acre veggie garden.  Good for you! Good for you! It is an adventure into a new ...

Discussion - SC Prepper - Aug 9 2014 - 9:46am - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Virginia Is Now Paying Residents to Become Beekeepers

Virginia is so concerned about the dire state of our pollinators that it is now offering grants to state residents to take up beekeeping: The State of Virginia is now willing to pay for you to take up beekeeping. The Virginia General ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Jul 1 2014 - 10:22pm - 6 comments - 0 attachments

20%-off Beekeeping Supply Sale at Beekind

FYI: Beekind is having a 20%-off sale on all beekeeping supplies from now until Sunday (Nov 3). Beekind is where I bought my hives and much of the related gear I used this season. If you're a novice planning to start beekeeping in 2014, ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Oct 30 2013 - 12:28am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Scientists Discover Key Molecule Linking Neonicotinoids to Honey Bee Viruses

From EcoNews : Scientists Discover Key Molecule Linking Neonicotinoids to Honey Bee Viruses A team of scientists in Italy believe they have found the molecular mechanism through which neonicotinoid pesticides adversely impacts the ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Oct 27 2013 - 4:56pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

A Great 'Bad' Honey Harvest

I had a bad honey harvest this year. And, boy, is it good. I say it's "bad" because I had expected to have nearly 10x more honey to harvest by now. My bees really disappointed me on the volume side of things this year. But, I did ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Oct 20 2013 - 1:57pm - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Bee sting treatments?

Have any good hom remedies for bee stings? I just received several at once. The stand supporting one of my hives collapsed and I had to rush outside without full protection to puts things right. Usually, whatever appendage I get stung on swells ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Jul 1 2013 - 10:06pm - 8 comments - 0 attachments

Beginning Beekeeping

At the Rowe weekend, a number of people approached me about my experience now that I'm wrapping up my first year as a beekeeper. Given the pace of the weekend, those discussions were rushed. And there were several folks I ended up not having ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Mar 20 2013 - 10:11pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

Living with Varroa Destructor

Concerning how to manage varroa mites without chemicals.  I recently wrote this.  Feedback is welcome. http://honeybeekeep.com/content/living-varroa-destructor ... dons (Beekeeping, permaculture, resilience, resiliency) Concerning ...

Discussion - dps - Feb 6 2013 - 5:36pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Beekeeping

Gather beekeeping wisdom where Peak Prosperity community members can benefit.  (allergy treatment, Beekeeping, honeybees, local food, resilience) Gather beekeeping ...

Group - dps - Jun 22 2012 - 4:53pm - 0 comments