Demolition Bee Removal

February 3, 2021By CharlieBee Removal New Braunfels, Charlie Bee TV

We still have potential cold days ahead of us in this new month of February, so I’m not in full bee removal mode yet. But when I get calls like this about a hive in a dangerous situation during a structure demolition, I hustle right to the scene. These bees were a very quick and … Read More

Curbside Pickup Saturday, Jan. 23

January 20, 2021By CharlieTexas Honey

Looking to maintain good social distance? No sweat! The New Braunfels Farmer’s Market is offering curbside pickup this Saturday, Jan. 23 from 9 am to 1 pm at 186 S Castell Ave downtown, just next to Krause’s Biergarten and Cafe. Simply fill out the form below and send payment to Charlie via Venmo at @Charles-Agar. … Read More

Winter Swarms?!

January 19, 2021By CharlieBee Removal New Braunfels, Charlie Bee TV

Short video of a swarm capture on January 18, 2021 Another winter swarm! I caught a little swarm in December and now an early spring swarm on January 18. It’s kind of unusual behavior, as most bees only swarm in spring or when resources are plenty. “Swarming” is how bees reproduce. A successful colony has … Read More

Give ’em a lil’ sugar, y’all!

December 18, 2020By CharlieTexas Honey

Is there someone super sweet on your Christmas list this year? Why not get them a little sugar, baby? Honey bee sugar that is, straight from CharlieBee! Treat all or your employees or co-workers to some local-local goodness. One-pound jars or honey sticks make great stocking stuffers. Or buy a big five-pound jar for that … Read More

Beekeeper Monk

December 9, 2020By CharlieCharlie Bee TV

I’ve always wanted to be a monk. It started in college when I read Beat Generation authors with their focus on Eastern thought or books like Hermann Hesse’s “Siddhartha” and Dostoevsky’s “Brothers Karamazov.” Celibacy sounded like a bummer, but I just really liked something about the idea of simple, communal living and the chance to … Read More

Learn Something New – Texas Beekeepers Association

November 6, 2020By CharlieBee Removal New Braunfels

I highly recommend this upcoming (Saturday, Nov. 7) virtual conference of the Texas Beekeeper’s Association – for anyone from experienced beekeepers to “never-evers.” I produced two video segments (see below) that will be in the archive and I also serve on the organization’s board, so maybe I might be guilty of some bias, but objectively this … Read More

CharlieBee in the News

September 10, 2020By CharlieUncategorized

Nice article in the recent Community Impact Newspaper. Click HERE to read on their site. Local beekeeper Charlie Agar devoted to protecting pollinators By Lauren Canterberry – Community Impact News When Charlie Agar got his first hive of bees in 2013, he said he could not have imagined that seven years later he would be performing … Read More

Comal County Master Gardeners – Beekeeping 101

August 17, 2020By CharlieUncategorized

I had the opportunity to present to the Comal County Master Beekeepers recently, and though I always prefer to meet folks in person, the Zoom call was the next best thing. I give some very basics on honeybee biology and what it takes to become a beekeeper (other than losing your dang mind). CLICK HERE … Read More

Video: Hive Tour Spring 2020

August 13, 2020By CharlieCharlie Bee TV, Texas Honey

Nothing I love more than taking folks on a hive tour in one of my apiaries, but with this pesky pandemic we can’t be sharing one another’s air anymore so I thought I’d post this video for a quick virtual tour. Please click and subscribe and reach me any time with bee questions or video … Read More

No, really, I’m not too old for TikTok

August 10, 2020By CharlieBee Removal New Braunfels

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