Bees… in a package or a nuc?

In the recent introductory discussion on the cost to become a beekeeper, there’s mention of buying bees. However, the choices might be somewhat awkward if you don’t know what they …

What’s on your bottom board?

An overview of some of the things to expect on your bottom board. Let’s read through that cryptic mess they leave behind and try to understand what’s going on in the hive.

Planting the Bee Garden

At last spring has arrived on Southern Vancouver Island and our thoughts turn to what to plant in our gardens this year. Here are some suggestions for flowering plants that …

Beekeeping with St Margaret’s School

Hello, My name is Lauren Hudson and I’m the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program Support Teacher at St. Margaret’s School. My role is to help find and facilitate …