WELCOME!Bill's BeesTypical SwarmHarvesting
It's almost hard to get stung collecting a swarm.
These hives in my backyard were swarms.
They're as gentle as a kitten. Treat the girls right and it's no problem keeping bees in your backyard.

You can collect this ball of bees by snipping the branch, careful not to jerk it, or just give it a good shake and let them all fall off into a box or sack.

If you don't tell the neighbors, they
almost won't even know you have bees,
until you come bringing them a quart of honey