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sa   HONEY
xx   BEE
xx   HONEY

Basic principles of honeybee winter survival and suggestions on how to protect colonies through the winter.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1978 (v.62#2) pg. 42

How to make protein supplement patties to keep a colony productive during periods of low pollen supply.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1978 (v.62#3) pg. 44

How to re-queen a bee colony. An explanation of what it might do and what it won't do.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1978 (v.62#4) pg. 38

How to increase the size of an existing colony. How to raise a new queen. Includes information on building small mating hive bodies (nuc boxes).
COUNTRYSIDE May 1978 (v.62#5) pg. 42

How to recognize and deal with foulbrood disease.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1978 (v.62#7) pg. 54

How to check the condition of a bee colony at mid-winter to assure that there is an adequate supply of honey to get the bees through the remainder of the winter.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1979 (v.63#1) pg. 43

How to diagnose and treat Nosema infection in a bee colony.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1979 (v.63#3) pg. 51

A look at reasons for re-queening a hive and tips on marking your queen.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1979 (v.63#4) pg. 42

A look at swarming. What can be done to prevent or reduce the possibility of swarming and how to recover or capture a swarm.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1979 (v.63#5) pg. 56

Summer management of the bee colony. Also looks at honey dew as a source of sugar for bees.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1979 (v.63#6) pg. 41

A look at foulbrood disease and suggestions on control.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1979 (v.63#7) pg. 42

How to get bee colonies ready for winter.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1979 (v.63#10) pg. 40

How honey bees survive during adverse winter weather and tips on what a beekeeper can do to help them.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1979 (v.63#11) pg. 43

Suggestions on getting started in beekeeping. Includes instructions for mid-winter inspection of bee colonies.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1980 (v.64#2) pg. 58

Feeds and feeding for honeybees.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1980 (v.64#3) pg. 38

When and how to divide a colony.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1980 (v.64#4) pg. 39

A look at spring behavior of a colony and tips on swarm control and how to get maximum honey production.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1980 (v.64#5) pg. 37

A look at queen excluders and how to remove honey from a hive.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1980 (v.64#7) pg. 39

How to requeen a colony.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1980 (v.64#9) pg. 26

A guide to biological and operational recordkeeping to make beekeeping more rewarding.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1980 (v.64#10) pg. 28

How to winterize bee colonies in northern regions.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1980 (v.64#11) pg. 20

Tips on winter repair and replacement of hive components.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1980 (v.64#12) pg. 41

Pointers on moving hives.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1981 (v.65#3) pg. 44

Build an observation bee hive with clear plastic sides.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1981 (v.65#4) pg. 44

The importance of water in a bee hive.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1981 (v.65#5) pg. 39

Culling your honey bees.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1981 (v.65#11) pg. 21

How to package and ship bees. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1982 (v.66#2) pg. 20

Tips on early spring (March) management of the colony.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1982 (v.66#3) pg. 44

Recognizing and correcting summer problems.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1982 (v.66#6) pg. 39

Honeybees may choose the wrong place to live. Tips on removing a bee colony from the hollow wall of a building.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1982 (v.66#7) pg. 38

How to produce your own comb honey.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1982 (v.66#8) pg. 41

How to recognize bee diseases and how to treat them.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1982 (v.66#9) pg. 38

Prepare your hives for the winter.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1982 (v.66#11) pg. 43

How and when to trap pollen.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1982 (v.66#12) pg. 42

Tips on helping beehives through the winter. Controlling condensation and providing a food supply are noted.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1983 (v.67#1) pg. 30

How to build a use a swarm box to capture lost bees.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1983 (v.67#3) pg. 28

Another method of cleaning beeswax.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1983 (v.67#3) pg. 28

Alternative beehive systems. (1) The Modified Dadant and (2) the Jumbo (or Quinby) hive.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1983 (v.67#6) pg. 30

Tips on supplying bees with protein, pollen and honey (or sugar syrup) during the winter.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1984 (v.68#1) pg. 33

Tips on raising queen bees.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1984 (v.68#7) pg. 34

Tips on beekeeping with a minimum amount of hive management.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1987 (v.71#1) pg. 26

Factors to consider when overwintering bee colonies in the north.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1987 (v.71#5) pg. 24

A beekeeping system for short people features modified hives with shallow supers.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1987 (v.71#6) pg. 11

Get more use from a drone comb by replacing part of the comb with wired foundation to fit the excised comb. Bees will splice the new to the old foundation.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1988 (v.72#3) pg. 19

Recipe for artifical pollen to be fed in the spring.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.73#2) pg. 49

Overwintering bees successfully. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.74#3) pg. 32

Foiling robber bees.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.74#3) pg. 32

A beekeeping primer. Looks at the hive, seasons of the year, costs, etc.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1990 (v.74#6) pg. 24

Capturing wild bees. Details for making bee traps that will attract swarms from cavities in trees.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1993 (v.77#1) pg. 66

Make a honey extractor that can be powered with a hand-cranked drill.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1993 (v.77#4) pg. 57

How to make your own "foundations" for beehives.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1995 (v.79#5) pg. 43

California beekeeper shares his approaches to beekeeping. Tips on discouraging predators and parasites, transporting bees, harvesting honey, supplemental feeding and ornamental plants favored by bees.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1996 (v.80#2) pg. 35

A guide to producing attractive comb honey.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1996 (v.80#3) pg. 53

Autumn care for honeybees. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1998 (v.82#5) pg. 58

A primer for beginning beekeepers. Parts of the beehive and tips to reduce hive maintenance work and costs.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.83#2) pg. 80

Make a bee skep (straw beehive) for your garden.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Jun 1984 (v.15#3) pg. 39

Advice on getting started in keeping a hive of bees.
FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 14

Making wooden beehives. Precision woodworking is called for when building a modern beehive.
FINE WOODWORKING #39 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 86
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #46 May-Jun 1984 pg. 8

Bee swarms. A look at what causes them and tips on capturing a swarm.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1988 (v.32#4) pg. 55

Protecting our pollinators, the bumblebees. Includes information on building a two-chambered nest box.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1996 (v.40#1) pg. 26
Added Info FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1996 (v.40#3) pg. 12

A look at William Chalmers, a beekeeper in Vancouver, B.C., and at some of the typical problems encountered by an urban beekeeper.
HARROWSMITH #20 Jul 1979 (v.3#8) pg. 35

How to successfully winterize a bee colony on the prairies of Canada.
HARROWSMITH #23 Oct 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 76

The honey plot. Planning a garden with the bees in mind.
HARROWSMITH #74 Jul-Aug 1987 (v.12#2) pg. 69

Honeybee mine. An introduction to beekeeping.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #122 May-Jun 1995 (v.20) pg. 58
Added Info HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #124 Oct 1995 (v.20) pg. 6

The little golden folk. Getting started in beekeeping.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #26 Mar 1974 pg. 48

How to be a backyard beekeeper.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 84

Beekeeping basics.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #67 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 78

How to revitalize queenless colonies or divide a strong colony by transporting a queen bee to another hive.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #69 May-Jun 1981 pg. 56

The swarming season. Tips on controlling swarms and swarm gathering.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #81 May-Jun 1983 pg. 24

A guide to getting started in beekeeping.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #92 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 86

How to plant an herb garden to attract bees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 85

How to make a basic behive with a 9-5/8" deep brood chamber. Includes detailed instructions for construction and finishing of the hive.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 90

How to calm a beehive with smoke.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 146

A look at the beekeeping methods of master beekeepers, Ormond and Harry Aebi of Santa Cruz, California.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1979 (v.26#1) pg. 142

Tip: How to read bee signs, like a horseshoe pattern on the front of a hive, that predict when they are getting ready to swarm and how to relieve the congestion and keep them from swarming.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1979 (v.26#9) pg. 75

A backyard honey harvest. (1) How to get started raising bees. (2) Suggestions for plants to raise which will produce nectar for your bees and improve your garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1981 (v.28#12) pg. 54, 58

How to lure orchard bees to your fruit trees by providing artificial nests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1987 (v.34#11) pg. 69

The basics of beekeeping. Advice on selecting a variety of bees, acquiring an established colony, hive parts and where to site a hive.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1994 (v.41#9) pg. 30

Get bees and other pollinators to boost flower, fruit and vegetable production. Includes information for buying bees and their nesting supplies. Includes two designs for making bee nesting blocks and things to do to encourage them into a garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1996 (v.43#5) pg. 28

Build a common modular beehive from plywood and pine.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #76 Jan 1994 (v.13#4) pg. 60

Build your own beehive. Pattern is based on the British national hive. Built entirely from wood.
WOODWORKER #1028 Jul 1979 (v.83) pg. 401