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Sponsor A Hive Lottery Winners For 2021!

The 2021 Sponsor-A-Hive lottery results are in! In an attempt to expand the group size a bit, we’re adding a 6th slot this season. Congratulations to those selected. We will be in touch to set up time to set up your hive.The 2021

Hive Sponsors are:

  • Lauren G
  • Tami H
  • Kathy & Bill G
  • Kathryn A
  • Cindi H
  • Shannon W

Welcome to Victory Garden Apiary, located on the former Reynolds Victory Garden in beautiful Princess Anne, MD.  Our number one goal is preservation of the honeybee colonies in our area and public education on honeybees.  If you have honeybees on your property and need them safely removed, you’ve come to the right place!  We also sell honeybee colonies, honey, beeswax and bee products to support our cause.  Future plans include guided apiary tours and possibly a small honey tasting area.  If you’re interested in checking us out, please contact us for information!

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Got a peek at this beauty while performing inspections this evening. This is a new queen this season. She recently went on her mating flight where she mated with 10-15 drones. She will never need to do so this again in her lifetime, which is typically a 2-5 year span. If space is available, a queen honeybee can lay 2000 eggs in a single day!...#saveTheBees #beekeeping #bee #beefarm #beekeeper #beesofinstagram #bees #apiary #apiculture #Delmarva #delmarvalous ...
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Yesterday we relocated a colony of honeybees that had been living in the eaves of a historic building for several years. We got into the job and didn't take a single picture! At least you can enjoy watching these girls running from the bee vac into their new home. ....#saveTheBees #beekeeping #bee #beefarm #beekeeper #beesofinstagram #bees #apiary #apiculture #Delmarva #delmarvalous ...
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5 days ago

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A swarm of honeybees took a liking to the strobe light on this fuel truck at Bayland Aviation today. They really needed their truck back, so we offered the the bees a hive box. They happily accepted the offer. ...
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It has been one of those kinds of days. ...#saveTheBees #beekeeping #bee #beefarm #beekeeper #beesofinstagram #bees #apiary #apiculture #Delmarva #delmarvalous ...
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Sometimes you do everything right and things still go wrong. Don't get discouraged! Bees will be bees. ...
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Swarm season is in full swing. Remember, swarming honeybees are not aggressive. Call your local beekeeper if you see swarming bees!...#saveTheBees #beekeeping #bee #beefarm #beekeeper #beesofinstagram #bees #apiary #apiculture #Delmarva #delmarvalous ...
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2 weeks ago

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The beekeepers are headed home! We really enjoyed our trip. We're sorry to everyone who reached out about swarms just to find out we were on the west coast. The timing just worked out that swarms went wild on Delmarva the week we were gone. Hopefully we'll get to come have some fun with bees before the season calms down!...#saveTheBees #beekeeping #bee #beefarm #beekeeper #beesofinstagram #bees #apiary #apiculture #Delmarva #delmarvalous ...
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4 weeks ago

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It's a beautiful day in the bee yard! 🐝 ...
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1 month ago

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The dandelions are in bloom and the girls are taking full advantage of the new bounty....#saveTheBees #beekeeping #bee #beefarm #beekeeper #beesofinstagram #bees #apiary #apiculture #Delmarva #delmarvalous ...
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1 month ago

Victory Garden Apiary
Swarm season is right around the corner! In the spring, honeybee hives divide into two or more colonies. This allows them to not only reproduce on the individual level, but also on a colony level. A portion of the population leaves with the original queen, leaving behind developing queens, one of which will take over as the egg layer for the original hive. Along the way, the swarming bees will stop to rest while scout bees look for places to build a new home. They sometimes choose the strangest places to stop. These bees are generally not aggressive since they have no nest to defend. If you see a large cluster of bees, call a local beekeeper. DO NOT call an exterminator, spray the bees with poison or douse them with a hose. Generally, the bees will move on within a few hours to a few days, but a beekeeper will ensure the bees will not end up in someone's walls or other less than desirable locations. Victory Garden Apiary is experienced with swarm relocation and happy to help with swarms on the lower shore. ...
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