What’s The Buzz?
Follow us as we discuss what is happening in our hives, new techniques for keeping bees, beekeepers and their apiaries, the Backyard Beekeepers Association and in general, the wonderful world of the honey bee!
Field Day – May 28, 2022
We had a great Field Day last weekend! (This one happened to have been at my house, so maybe I am biased …) We had about 20 people in all, and Tamie, Steve, and I worked together to demonstrate inspections, and I think great value was provided to those who attended.
Hive Observations – May 6, 2022
This is Greg Heller, recently elected vice president of the association. One of my goals this year is to rework our website, and to include more useful information on it. As part of that, you will be seeing more blog posts, both from me, and hopefully also from other beekeepers.
I would like to share a little about my beekeeping day …
Overwintering My Hives by Greg Heller
As I prepared this fall to settle into the winter routine of beekeeping, I did a lot of reading, reflecting, and discussing with others the reasons for colony failure in the winter.
Winter Beekeeping Thoughts by Greg Heller
Winter has suddenly and undeniably arrived in North Spokane County.
A Sweet Partnership
Humans have been tending bees for thousands of years and along the way we have learned many things about our wonderful, winged friends.
The First Annual Bee Day Was a Success!!
It never ceases to amaze me how friendly the beekeeping community is! Last Saturday, April 15th, was BeeManiacs first annual “Bee Day” and the Backyard Beekeepers Association was there to witness the festivities first hand.
“Where Do I Get Information?”
Today, I would like to introduce you to Molly Cole, an Apprentice Beekeeper with the Backyard Beekeepers Association, and the proud purveyor of “Our Little Acre Farm“.