Print off this FREE printable to help you manage your hives in the spring to help prevent swarming. Bee swarm control is easy and effective.

Spring Bees: "Bee Swarm Control"

Print off this FREE printable to help you manage your hives in the spring to help prevent swarming. Bee swarm control is easy and effective.

The natural nest-site of honey bees is hollows inside old-growth trees. Today, the most available nest sites may be man-made features like voids in houses and other structures. Bees do not cause significant structural damage and may cohabit with humans indefinitely. But if the owner wants them removed, it requires the services of a specialist.

The natural nest-site of honey bees is hollows inside old-growth trees. Today, the most available nest sites may be man-made features like voids in houses and other structures. Bees do not cause significant structural damage and may cohabit with humans indefinitely. But if the owner wants them removed, it requires the services of a specialist.

Mid-April through May is peak honeybee swarming season. Collecting swarms is a great way to replace or increase colonies and it encourages local, surviving hives to thrive.

Collecting a Bee Swarm

Mid-April through May is peak honeybee swarming season. Collecting swarms is a great way to replace or increase colonies and it encourages local, surviving hives to thrive.

Every spring bee swarms land in my yard. In fact, this week not one, but three swarms descended upon me within a period of just 5 days! You may be feeling somewhat jealous of my good luck at this point…So, why am I so popular and what are the best ways to lure a swarm to your yard?

Every spring bee swarms land in my yard. In fact, this week not one, but three swarms descended upon me within a period of just 5 days! You may be feeling somewhat jealous of my good luck at this point…So, why am I so popular and what are the best ways to lure a swarm to your yard?

#BEE'S: Swarm Box Time. Gotta make some & get them out - TODAY! My hive's gonna swarm soon (Dunway Enterprises) dunway.info/bee_keeping/index.html

#BEE'S: Swarm Box Time. Gotta make some & get them out - TODAY! My hive's gonna swarm soon (Dunway Enterprises) dunway.info/bee_keeping/index.html

Making a swarm lure: 1/4 cup olive oil, a wad of beeswax (1/2 of a sheet of foundation), and about 20 drops of lemongrass oil.

Making a swarm lure: 1/4 cup olive oil, a wad of beeswax (1/2 of a sheet of foundation), and about 20 drops of lemongrass oil.

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Capturing a Honey Bee Swarm

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