Beekeeper year, seasonal work to do…
All creatures inhabiting temperate climates are depend to the seasonal weather changes.
The bee family- colony must be considered as one superorganism and treated as one. As a one creature it collect food and act together as an unity. The entire cycle always follows with about 3 weeks delay in relation to the flowering plants vegetation. The beekeeper, also is depend on the weather and the growth of the vegetation in his immediate environment affecting his bees.
The work intensity with the hive is low, limited to a few things important to do in adequate time of the year. Most of these activities can not be neglected because it will cause the escape or collapse of the bee colonies.
The menu on the left shows in the chronological order the basic work what is needed to be done with descriptions of what can be expected from the apiculture colony in particular periods of the year.