Late Swarm

Swarms in Connecticut are unusual in late summer but not unheard of. Yesterday I was called by someone who had seen a lot of honey bee activity on their neighbor’s lawn. When I arrived, I was surprised to find that…

The Dearth

In the hottest part of summer nectar and pollen flows can slow down substantially, or even stop completely – a situation called a nectar dearth, or simply “the dearth.” Many new beekeepers are unaware of the dearth and the challenges…

Package Delivery Dates

Our first package pickup is on March 27, and the packages will arrive in Connecticut some time during the morning of March 28. This load is now SOLD OUT. Because of the strong demand, we’ve added a second package pickup…