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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello, I know that it's best to place the hive where it's not going to be disturbed. Unfortunately I don't have a sunny enough spot like that, so I am contemplating on putting it on a veranda roof attached to the house. It's good in terms of the sun, wind and people being at least 9 feet...
  2. Blogs, Podcasts, and Video Presentations
    Hi All, We released Episode Forty Eight of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking to Megan Paska from Rumson, New Jersey. Megan is a Beekeeper and Farmer. She is the author of the new book “The Rooftop Beekeeper“. She has recently moved from Brooklyn to set up a new farming project...
  3. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Aside from looks, is it really necessary or to build a pitched roof for my TBH? Those of you who just have a flat roof, made of plywood, or sheeting laid on top of the TBH, how's it working for you? Thoughts?
  4. Beekeeping 101
    Hello all, I live in Chennai, India which has a tropical climate with the average temperature ranging between 18 - 38 °C (64-100 °F) and average rainfall is about 140 cm. The temperature sometimes can reach 42 °C (108 °F). Right now, I am in the process of learning the basics of beekeeping...
  5. Bee Forum
    We recently paid a visit to the InterContinental Boston, a four-diamond hotel on Boston’s historic waterfront, which has introduced the city’s first hotel rooftop apiary. Since early summer, the hotel’s colony has grown to more than 40,000 bees, hard at work pollinating the flora of an...
  6. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    JOIN THE NYCBA AT THE 4TH OF JULY BEE-B-Q What: Rooftop Bee-B-Q + Honey Extraction Party When: 6:30pm on July 4th Who: You. Meet other members of the NYC Beekeepers Association. Where: Long Island City on the Waterfront. Near Court Square (close to the E/V, 7, N/R stops). Exact location...
  7. Photo/Video Gallery
    I know, talk about an idealistic permaculturists dream! This green roof is mostly sedum and is blooming (yellow flowers) as i install the hive on June 5th, 2010 on Frost street near McCarren Park in Brooklyn, NY. And the building owner is talking about installing a grey water toilet system...
  8. Welcome Forum
    First year beekeeper taught by Andrew Cote of NYC Beekeeping Assoc. First hive (langstroth) installed in West Village April 25th on 8th Ave and 13th street is doing great. Added second deep last weekend, girls slowed on sugar water. Last weekend i got a yen to make a KTB hive so i did some...
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