BeeHelp Blog

The Beekeeper’s Thrill

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

We are excited to introduce Andrew Shahan, our Head Beekeeper for Central Texas, in his first blog post. Enjoy! My Dad's first experience holding a frame of bees. Camila, Dad, Irina in th … READ POST »

Bee Mystery Solved?

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

BeeWeaver's thoughts... The paper by Bromenshenk et al., recently published in PLoS One, adds to earlier work suggesting that CCD is characterized by bees which are infected with multiple pathogen … READ POST »

Stung by Heat and Drought in Texas

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

That smoky smell isn’t from my bee smoker… sadly our part of Texas is on fire. Even if some parts of the prairies, hill country, big thicket, and south Texas brush aren’t a part of what is or has been … READ POST »

Bee Venom . . . The Good and the Bad

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

I was born the son of a beekeeper, who was a son of beekeeper, who was a son of beekeeper, who was….. Anyway, the bee venom runs deep. So deep that as a kid I developed the classic curse of a beekeep … READ POST »

Plant and Design your Own Bee Garden

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

Wildlife-loving gardeners across the world enthuse about planting butterfly gardens, but relatively few think to design and plant a bee garden. Designing and planting a bee garden will bolster the hea … READ POST »

Bee-ginnings

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

Every beekeeper, whether they have 1 hive or thousands, has a story of how they started. Some noticed their vegetable gardens were void of pollinators. Some remembered that their grandfather had bees … READ POST »