BEEKEEPING BLOG

When should I check on my bees? Hive checks in the spring

When should I check on my bees? Hive checks in the spring

When should I check on my bees in the spring? It's a common question we get this time of year. Here, what you need to know for this spring beekeeping chore: the hive check.
Start beekeeping season by winning an 8-frame Langstroth hive. Beginning beekeeping giveaway! Ten Thousand Hour Mama

Win an 8-frame Langstroth Hive!

Even if it's snowing where you are, spring—and beekeeping season—is right around the corner. To help you prep for beekeeping season, we're doing a giveaway for a free 8-frame Langstroth Hive. Enter to win here!
Eek! Wasps are scary—especially when they're attacking your beehives. Here, 4 all-natural tips to save your honeybees.

Protect your honeybees from wasps

Eek! Wasps are scary—especially when they're attacking your beehives. Here, 4 all-natural tips to save your honeybees and keep pests out of your hive.
Keep pests out of your beehive

Keep pests out of your beehive

Ants can wreak havoc on your hive. Keep them out—and keep your colony healthy—with these five all-natural tips.
How Lean Manufacturing supports honeybees and the environment. Bespoke Bee Supply

Why does Lean Manufacturing matter to honeybees?

Lean Manufacturing helps our environmentally minded company reduce waste, cut energy and ultimately make the world a better place for bees—and the rest of us.
Your pollinator-friendly and bee-friendly garden helps protect honeybees. Here's how. Bespoke Bee Supply

Why the world needs your bee-friendly garden

When you look out your window, you may see just a small yard or even a few flowers in an unused lot. The space may look nothing like the fancy gar...
Win a handcrafted Langstroth hive, the perfect beehive for beginning beekeeping. Bespoke Beekeeping Supplies

Win a handmade Langstroth hive!

We're running a giveaway for a free handcrafted sugar pine Langstroth hive (plus a Beekeeping 101 class). Enter here and see us this week in Eugene's Good Earth Home & Garden Show for extra entries!
Where to put your beehive: Happy home for honeybees

Where to put your beehive: Happy home for honeybees

Location, location, location: Real estate is important for people and for bees! So now that you’ve bought and prepped it, it’s time to decide where to put your beehive.

Beekeeping myths and the facts about raising bees: Backyard beekeeping // Bespoke Bee Supply

Beekeeping myths—and the truth about honeybees

Since we launched Bespoke Bee Supply, we’ve talked to a lot of people about beekeeping,
hives and honeybees. Chatting with newcomers and beeks alike is one of the best parts of our job: We get to share our passion of beekeeping for good with people from all walks of life. But the more conversations we have, the more beekeeping myths we hear.