Register your Colonies

The Apiary Act of 1995 includes a section on registration of apiaries. In the Apiary Act, new apiaries are required to be registered with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. These apiaries are required to be re-registered every 3 years. The list of registered...

Swarm Scouts…the most experienced bees in the hive!

This article was originally posted by Betterbee. Photo of bees flying near a swarm courtesy of Beekeeping Like a Girl blog You walk into your bathroom one afternoon and hear an unfamiliar buzzing noise. Is it the fluorescent lighting fixture? Is there a fly in the...

House Bees

What a crazy time spring is for beekeepers, eh? I think “this spring is the wildest spring” each spring. For the entire 2 springs I’ve kept bees.¬† Besides figuring out when exactly is the best time to remove a bee quilt, when to add pollen patties,...