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NUC vs. Package?

January 21, 2016 / no comments, on Main Blog

Happy New Year!  It’s January and that means it’s time to order your bees for Spring 2016!  There are 4 options for obtaining bees for you new hive: 1) buy a NUC  2) buy a package of bees 3) purchase an already established hive from a fellow beekeeper or  4) catch a swarm.  In the […]

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Honey Baklava!

September 7, 2015 / no comments, on Main Blog

I’ve always loved baklava, but here’s my first try at making it.  And, of course, it’s honey baklava.  The only picture I managed to take won’t win any awards, but the taste was amazing.  Make sure you set aside at least a couple hours for this one, and a good helper (I had my 5 […]

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Correcting a Honey Bound Brood Box, Langstroth Hive

August 29, 2015 / 2 comments, on Main Blog

I know I promised a discussion on the pros and cons of package bees vs. NUCs, but I couldn’t help but share what happened in one of our hives recently. Problems arise in every hive, and every beekeeper will likely have a different solution to that problem. Here at New Beekeeper Supplies, we are not […]

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Welcome to New Beekeeper Supplies!

August 24, 2015 / no comments, on Main Blog

Happy Belated National Honey Bee Day!  Have you ever thought of becoming a beekeeper?  No time is better than the present!  With the proper preparation and guidance, beekeeping can be an enjoyable and fulfilling hobby. As first time beekeepers, we were overwhelmed with the amount of products and information we found on the internet.   We […]

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