Archive for 'Bee Tips'

Bee source for package bees and nucs

Posted on22. Jan, 2015 by .

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LOCAL BEES FOR SALE Recently I was asked on the phone if I sell local bees or bees that come from out of State.  I emailed the gentleman back a said that we truck our bees to California to pollinate Almonds.  After the bloom is over we then ship the bees back to Colorado typically […]

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2015 Spring Honey Bee Packages for Sale

Posted on05. Jan, 2015 by .

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HONEY BEES FOR SALE Spring 2015 It’s that time of year.  Another year under our belt and a whole lot of learning about myself as one tends to do when you’re a bee keeper.  But as many of you know who watch my moves, you’ve seen that I’m constantly looking to improve myself.  I’ve continued […]

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Apis Hive Co. Honey Bee Packages and Bees for Sale

Posted on23. Apr, 2014 by .

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This is a quick memo to those who are looking to buy bees from us this spring.  This link “BEES FOR SALE “ is where you order bees for 2014.  We are selling nucs, package bees, and queens when we have them.  We will be offering bees for sale threw the middle of May.  However […]

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New for 2014 Colorado Springs Bee Package Delivery

Posted on13. Feb, 2014 by .

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PACKAGE BEES DELIVERED TO COLORADO SPRINGS Apis Hive & Honey is a Colorado based bee keeping business. We’ve been providing bees to the whole state of Colorado for many years. We are now taking orders for package bees to be delivered to Colorado Springs.  Timing is important and supply is limited. We hand shake these 3# […]

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Starting a hive with package bees

Posted on22. Jan, 2014 by .

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One good way of starting a new beehive is by purchasing a package of bees with a queen included. These screened shipping boxes come in different sizes ranging from 2 to 4 pounds of worker bees. They are typically trucked to a central location near you.  Some  times they are even shipped via UPS or […]

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Honey Bees for Sale In Utah Spring 2015

Posted on30. Dec, 2013 by .

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Honey Bee Packages Delivered to Salt Lake City Utah 2015 Apishive Co. has established a solid clientele of both commercial and hobbyist beekeepers. Every spring we sell hundreds of quality bee Packages in the Rocky Mountain Region. Our no money down threw the years has brought us to honorable crossroads, however this year we will […]

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Package Honey Bees For Sale and Spring 5 Frame Nucs for 2014

Posted on11. Nov, 2013 by .

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Every year about November I start pre planning our Spring honey bee packages and nucs. I get a handful of emails, phone calls, and request from anixous keepers.  This gets me excited. Most of our customers are looking to start, grow, or replace mishaps.  And almost every year Heidi and I tell ourselves that we’re […]

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2013 Package Bee Update, Possible Delay

Posted on13. Apr, 2013 by .

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Thank you for your purchase of package bees, or a nuc. Spring is in the air and we’re really working the bees now. Let’s hope for average rain falls and lot’s of spring wildflowers to bloom and provide the pollen and nectar the bees love! We started splitting hives this week. So the labor of […]

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How Much Money to Keep Bees

Posted on02. Mar, 2013 by .

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How much $$$$ “How much does it cost to keep Honeybees?” This is a very good question. Most hobby or back yard beekeepers will keep one or two hives their first year. I always suggest keeping two hives so you can compare the difference. You will gain more knowledge and experience with two hives. The […]

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Install a Package of Bees

Posted on02. Mar, 2013 by .

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Some Verbal Instructions to Installing a Package of Bees 1.  Remove inner and outer cover from hive. Remove two frames to create a space to pour bees into hive. You will be installing the package into one deep hive body. 2. Slightly spray package bee with sugar water. Tap box to drop bees to the […]

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