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Bee Cut Out with Pueblo Bee Rescue

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Bee Cut Out with Pueblo Bee Rescue

 Today, October 5 2017 to be exact, I was privileged enough to assist Ross with Pueblo Bee Rescue in removing bees from a decorative patio pillar.  The homeowner wanted the bees removed as they would visit her as she enjoyed her patio. She noted that the bees just recently arrived, but had overstayed their welcome.  Ross had met with the homeowner and had performed an initial inspection of the pillar, so that when the extraction date arrived he would be properly prepared. And today was the day. We arrived at the Bessemer residence around noon. The high was forecasted to...

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Hive Inspection Form

Bees Host-A-Hive

Hive Inspection Form

When it comes to keeping bees, inspections during the first year(s) can be overwhelming. After getting over the fear of opening a box with tens of thousands of stinging insects, it can be difficult to remember all the things one should look for. At least once you'll be relaxing on the couch and think back, "Did I check for eggs/the Queen?". Or maybe you are just interested in some type of documentation tracking your hives progress. We have created a Hive Inspection Form for those that may be interested. You can print one for each of your hives, create a binder...

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Healthy Honeybee Concentrate Recipe

Bees DIY Homestead Sustainability

Healthy Honeybee Concentrate Recipe

I’m sure you all have heard of the “healthy honeybee” essential oil blend available through many of the bee retailers. This concentrated bottle costs a pretty penny, yet many beekeepers use and swear by it. Instead of buying it, why not make it yourself? With a few simple ingredients, you’ll be able to make your own money saving, healthy honeybee concentrate! Why should you use the Healthy Honeybees concentrate? The concentrated mix can be added to sugar syrup mixtures to prevent mold and fungus growth, boosts immune systems, builds colonies, and can be used as a smokeless way to calm...

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Calling All Instructors!

Bees Chickens Homestead Pueblo Sustainability

Calling All Instructors!

  We are looking for instructors! We are hoping to add a rich variety of courses to the Pueblo and Pueblo West area. In an effort to offer many topics, we need many instructors!Topics including: Gardening, backyard poultry, beekeeping, canning, candle making, goats, vermiculture, composting, essential oils, yoga, and other homestead/hobby farm/related classes. We will provide the advertising and facility. We just need you! Interested in sharing your knowledge and making a little extra money? Please contact us!

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Week 4 Free Coloring Page- Sweet Honey

Bees Coloring Page

Week 4 Free Coloring Page- Sweet Honey

  Click here to download this weeks coloring page- Sweet Honey Printed and eBooks are available in our Shop 

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