1. Anna j

    2019 Bees - you guys still there?

    Hello all! I'm relatively new to this site, wish I'd have found it a year or more ago! We're in middle TN, moved here Nov 2017 with a hive we had for a year from AL. Lost it winter of 2017 from the extreme cold and bought two new hives spring 2018. After having two distinctive brand new...
  2. A

    Wood vs. Rubber beehive

    My mother is very interestead with raising bees and has found a rubber bee hive. I don't belive that a rubber one is too practical. We don't have cold winters but hotter ones. Apperntly wood warps and you need to repaint it often. I agree with haveing to repaint it often. I have done some...
  3. Wolflord

    Honey bee verieties

    I'm looking into all the bee verieties there are and wanted to see what other keepers recommend. I've heard of Italian bees, Caucasian bees, German bees and Russian bees. And I know what I want out of a colony but don't know what verieties would best suit me. I'm planning on only one colony at...
  4. DaisythePig

    Thinking about doing bees. Is it really worth it?

    Y'all who do bees, How much work is involved? Is it worth it? Also, does anyone know of any good bee keeping starter kits that includes everything you need to do bees?
  5. Deer Nightmare


    I am SOOOOOOOOO excited about learning from you guys!!! :celebrateI want to know EVERYTHING about cows, pigs, sheep, goats, bees, horses, etc... :weee I have eight cows and two pigs on the way. Thanks so much for your time! Every Deer's Nightmare (That is my nickname) :ya
  6. SkyWarrior

    I'm considering beekeeping but...there are wasps!

    I honestly don't know how beekeepers keep wasps away here in Montana. We seem to have oodles of them. I am thinking next year of putting together a small apiary, but I'm wondering how to keep the wasps from destroying a colony. Thoughts?