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  1. Bee Forum
    Despite an exploding mosquito population after Hurricane Irma’s flooding, Clay County officials scrapped plans Thursday for aerial spraying that apparently worried hundreds of residents. Aerial spraying would have involved naled, an insecticide that has been widely used in this country since the...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi all, I keep hearing beeks using lavender or chamomile or mint in their spray. 1) What's the formula for it? Do you simply soak the herb in water and use the scented water? 2) What do you use it for? To calm your bees and/or to remove the scent off something? Thanks.
  3. Beekeeping 101
    We have a complete kit that has arrived at local store. Italian bees arriving in last week April - First Week May. Our question: We have 1.05 acres in USDA Zone 4A. How close to the fence can the bees be because of Broadwater County mosquito spray truck which drives by on west and south...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    When painting the hive, is using a white latex-based exterior primer okay? There wouldn't be any overcoat.
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