hive removal

Bees on a hot tar roof

Thankfully, July has been cool enough to make a cut out on a tar roof endurable. About two months ago, I visited this building because the store owner had honey bees in his retail space. I spoke with him, with his contractor, and then with the property owner. The property owner didn’t…

Removing bees — free or charge?

Katie over at Kitchen Stewardship wrote that removing a hive might be free, but that you may be charged. I thought I’d add some insight to the situation from a beekeeper’s point of view. The difference between a swarm and a hive I think many folks use the word “swarm” like…