Mid-May is a critical time for beekeeping in the mountains. Hive manipulations for strength, swarm control strategies and preventing starvation compete for the attention of every beekeeper. Combine these challenges with the mystery of disappearing colonies and a questionable tulip poplar bloom and the unease really sets in. Local beekeeper and beekeeping educator Chris Mathis will talk about these and other “Spring Challenges” at the
Chris is the president of The Spicewood Farm, a beekeeping and specialty gift business headquartered in
This promises to be an exciting group to be part of and I invite you to come and to bring a friend interested in Bees as well.
See you the 22nd!