August is Varroa Mite Treatment Month

Snohomish Bee Admin

With the summer quickly winding down, we need to start getting our soon to emerge winter honeybees ready to survive the unique conditions that we face in the Pacific Northwest from November to March. A recent study found that by working to severly reduce mite populations by mid August, beekeepers are able to tips the scales in their honeybees favor for winter survivablity. (Mattila, H.R., J.L. Harris, & G.W. Otis, 2001. Timing of production of winter bees in honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies. Insectes Sociaux 48: 88-93.)

To best treat the mite populations

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2018 Bee Season Has Closed @ Snohomish Bee Co.

Snohomish Bee Admin



We are a little late in posting this update as things have been incredibly busy – at this time we are completely SOLD OUT of honeybee packages and nucs for 2018.

We want to thank all of our customers who have made 2018 an incredible bee season at the Snohomish Bee Company, without your continued support of our small family business, we wouldn’t be here!

We would also like to thank the Northwest District Beekeepers Association and its continuing support of the Snohomish Bee Company, we cannot express our appreciation enough.

Our sincerest thanks!

The Snohomish Bee Company,
Cory, Sarah, Ava & Ella!


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2018 Honeybee Prices for Packages and Nucs!

Snohomish Bee Admin



2018 Honeybee prices have finally arrived, hurry and get yours ordered before they are gone!

These packages and nucs are for local pickup in Snohomish, WA at the Snohomish Bee Company.

SOLD OUT 3lb Italian Package: (April 11th Delivery)
$130.00 + tax + $5.00 refundable cage deposit

SOLD OUT 4lb Italian Package: (April 11th Delivery)
$150.00 + tax + $5.00 refundable cage deposit

SOLD OUT 3lb Carniolan Package: (April 25th Delivery)
$150.00 + tax + $7.00 refundable cage deposit

LIMITED AVAILABILITY, ORDER SOON! 3lb Italian Package: (April 25th Delivery)
$130 + tax + $5.00 refundable cage deposit

Add $10.00 to any order if you would like “Marked Queens”

We will be offering “Survivor Stock” nucs from Old Sol Apiaries again this year.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY, ORDER SOON! 5 Frame “Survivor Stock” nuc with “Marked Queen”
$190.00 + tax + $20.00 refundable box deposit

2018 Queen prices:

Italian Queens: $38.50
Carniolan Queens: $41.50

To order, contact us during store hours at the phone number listed below OR email us at the email address listed below with a good phone number and time to contact you.

Call us: (360) 568-2191
Email us:

Address: 403 Maple Ave. Ste. A
Snohomish, WA 98290
Store Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

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