Mite Treatment with Oxalic Acid

When it comes to beekeeping, bee health is very important, and while we’re reaching the end of the “flow,” our bee populations tend to slow while our mite populations are just getting started wreaking havoc on our hives.

In the past, we’ve shown you how to test for mites using mite strips and the powdered sugar method – these are still the most accurate ways to test for mites, but today we wanted to cover mite treatments.

Introducing Ant Can't

We humans aren’t the only lovers of the sweet honey our bees create. 🐜🐜🐜 Ants can be a huge problem when it comes to hive maintenance and pest management.

Wonder how we care for the Observational Beehive?

We get a lot of questions about The Bee Store LLC’s observational beehive. “How do you care for it?!” Well, we can’t exactly just open it up in the store, now can we?!

Types of Bee Frames and How To Assemble Them

Plastic, wired, wax – here are the types of bee frames, the benefits, and how to assemble them! We always say – we do what the bees like, not what the beekeeper likes so go out there and give each of these bee frames a test run!

Testing for Varroa Mites

Hey! Welcome to our quick tutorial on testing for varroa mites in our honey bee hives using two methods – the alcohol wash method and the sugar roll method. Remember – mites are the number one cause of hive deaths, so mite counts are IMPORTANT to beekeeping!

Honey Extraction using an Extractor

Now – we all know the bees do a lot of work, but there’s a lot more effort before the honey gets to you. Here’s a quick look into our Honey Extraction Process (a new service we’re offering at The Bee Store LLC by the way)!