What Eats Bees In The Food Chain

Bees are insects and insects are food to many animals. Bees also store honey, and a beehive contains a lot of brood. When we ask what eats bees in the food chain, there is quite a long list of animals. …

How To Make A Candy Board For Bees

There are many ways that we can feed our bees. A candy board is a clever way to help our bees make it through a cold winter. In this article, we look at how to make a candy board for …

How Much Honey Can You Get From One Hive?

One of the most common questions I get asked is how much honey can you get from one hive? This is a bit like asking how long a piece of string is. When we look at how much honey a …

How To Find The Queen Bee In A Hive

In this article, we have a look at how to find the queen bee in a hive. To get this right you first need to be pretty sure you know what a queen bee looks like. To spot the queen …

Bees Nesting In House Walls

Bees nesting in house walls has driven me crazy for half of my life. Every spring, I will get phone calls from people asking why do bees keep coming into my house? How to get rid of bee nests in …

Bees and Your Neighbours and The Law

In this article, we take a look at bees and your neighbors and the law. We investigate whether it is legal to keep bees in a residential area. Backyard beekeeping is becoming fashionable – but is it legal? Can you …

How To Split A Beehive Without A Queen

In this article, we show you how to split a beehive without a queen. Splitting beehives allows us to increase our beehive numbers. This may not be the best way to split a hive, but there are times when it …

How Does A Bee Get Oxygen?

How does a bee get oxygen? In this article, we show that bees do not have lungs, but look at how they breathe. Bee respiration is critical to bee flight and operation, hence we also look at how different bees …

How To Get Rid Of Wax Moths In Beehives

In this article, we look at how to get rid of wax moths in beehives. Wax moth control in stored supers is important to ensure that your supers are not damaged. Problems with wax moths in your beehive are often …

How To Lure Bees Into A Hive

For many of us, we start beekeeping wondering how to lure bees into a hive? Here we look at how to attract bees to a hive. Attracting bee swarms is easy, and with these tips, you will quickly understand how …