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Swarm Essentials – Catch the Buzz In this episode, Hilary Kearney of Girl Next Door Honey teaches Charlotte French and Zach Foley about catching a swarm. She also goes into detail about her business as a beekeeper Our Guest Hilary Kearney is a full-time beekeeper in her hometown of San Diego, California. Her business Girl Next […]Read more »
Bees are expensive and you don’t want to lose the swarms that come off your hives and hopefully catch others to increase your population. For an investment of about $25 in materials with scrap wood, paint, flashing, and lemon grass oil, I ended up with three additional hives with very little effort.Read more »
When swarm season comes, you never know when you’ll get the call for bee rescue and there’s no worse feeling than missing the opportunity to catch a swarm because it left before you arrived. That’s why I always keep a swarm catching kit in my car! Read on to find out what to include in your own kit […]Read more »