Category Archives: bees

Death to varroa mites

In the foreground, the lower left hand area of the photo, there are two varroa mites. They are reddish in color. They are destructive to honey bees. I took a sample of nurse bees from a hive that I split in … Continue reading

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Bee removal musings

I want to talk a bit about appropriate conditions for removing honey bees. Property owners say things like ‘I want to save the bees.’ ‘You’ll get free bees!’ ‘If you don’t come, I’ll call an exterminator’ and they may end up frustrated … Continue reading

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