How To Transport Bees Long Distance?

How To Transport Bees Long Distance

In this article, we take a look at how to transport bees long distances. Bees have a long history of traveling around the world with us humans, and we will take a meander through this history.  A Quick Look At How Bees Move If we look at a beehive, it is basically similar to a … Read more

How To Install Wax Foundation In Frames?

How To Install Wax Foundation In Frames

In this article, we take a look at how to install wax foundation in frames. This can be really simple to quite complex depending on the type of frame you are using. We will evaluate the options and show how they work. What is Beeswax Foundation? Beeswax foundation is an embossed wax or composite wax … Read more

Grease Patties For Bees

Grease Patties For Bees

The use of grease patties for bees to control various hive diseases and pests is widespread. In this article, we take a look at what you can use grease patties for bees to treat. Grease patties for bees in their simplest form are just some sort of hard fat, such as vegetable shortening, with sugar … Read more

Electric Fence For Beehives

Electric Fence For Beehives

An electric fence for beehives is a powerful tool for reducing bear and problem human issues in areas where these can be a concern. Setting up an electric fence can be done on the cheap – but there are issues with this approach. We look at how to do things properly, and how to avoid … Read more

How To Separate Honey From Beeswax

How To Separate Honey From Beeswax

We take a look at how to separate honey from beeswax. This may sound simple, but not understanding how to do this has resulted in many people burning barns, houses, and sheds to the ground. I have a tried and tested method that is fun. Join me on a walk through the history and adventure … Read more

How To Provide Water For Honey Bees

How To Provide Water For Honey Bees

In this article, we take a look at how to provide water for honey bees. Bees require water for many aspects of the functioning of the hive – we will take a look at how you can help them out. I remember my first sting – I was about three and was at a swimming … Read more

Top Bar Hive Ventilation

Top Bar Hive Ventilation

Top bar hive ventilation is somewhat less complex than ventilating a Langstroth box hive. It is nevertheless important to ensure that your topbar hive is ventilated to ensure that the more fragile combs do not fall off and melt on hot days. We take a look at a few top bar hive ventilation tricks. Comparing … Read more

Beehive Starter Kit With Bees And The Most Important Equipment You Need

Beehive Starter Kit With Bees And The Most Important Equipment You Need

If you want to start beekeeping, one option is to buy a beehive starter kit with bees. The advantage of a starter kit is it gives you the sense of security that you have all the things you need. Starting any new skill/hobby/profession is always overwhelming, and there are a lot of folks out there … Read more

How Much Does It Cost To Start A Bee Farm?

How Much Does It Cost To Start A Bee Farm

How much does it cost to start a bee farm? Beekeeping is a great hobby. Transitioning to being a commercial beekeeper is a tricky process. In this article, we will take a look at the costs, and some of the suggested processes by which you can transition from being a hobby beekeeper to being a … Read more