Buzzing with Removals

September 27, 2021By CharlieBee Removal New Braunfels, Charlie Bee TV, Texas Honey

Puns about bees and being “busy” are done to death, but suffice it to say I’m “very busy” with removals these days and scurrying to take care of clients before the close of the season when it becomes impossible to remove and “save” hives through the winter. I usually do removals right up through early … Read More

Central Texas beekeeper saves one hive at a time by building new homes for pollinators

September 9, 2021By CharlieBee Removal New Braunfels, Charlie Bee TV, Texas Honey

CLICK HERE to read the article at Statesman.com Claire Osborn / Austin American-Statesman Photos by Mikala Compton Sept. 5, 2021, SAN MARCOS — When Charlie Agar pried open the lid of an abandoned piece of farm machinery in San Marcos recently, he found a sweet treasure inside. Glistening honeycombs lined most of the rectangular hollow … Read More

@CharlieBeeCo on TikTok

August 14, 2021By CharlieBee Removal New Braunfels

I know I’m supposed to be all grown up and stay with the all the other old fogeys on Facebook, but I think TikTok is just about the most fun going on the Interwebs. Folks share some funny and poignant stuff and have been having a blast posting bee content. Click below for a sample … Read More

“Cheap Charlie’s” Bee Vac

July 22, 2021By CharlieBee Removal New Braunfels

So you want to be a bee removal expert? First of all … just don’t. It’s dirty, tiring, hot work in Texas. Good, problem solved and you can start collecting stamps or buying BitCoin like “normal” people do. Bye! Wait, are you still reading? You’re a mess. OK, you can CLICK HERE and scroll through … Read More

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

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

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