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

The Mountain Camp Method Of Feeding Bees

The Mountain Camp Method Of Feeding Bees

The Mountain Camp method of feeding bees is a simple method to place dry granulated sugar on the top of a hive. It is similar in many ways to making a candy board.┬áThere are noticeable differences and we will review the mountain camp method of feeding bees as a way of feeding bees dry sugar. … Read more

How Long Can Bees Stay In A Nuc?

How Long Can Bees Stay In A Nuc

A nucleus hive, or nuc, is a smaller hive box that has a number of uses. In this article, we will answer the questions around how long bees can stay in a nuc and take a look at the dimensions and dynamics of nuc hives. What Is A Nucleus (Nuc) Box When you hear beekeepers … Read more

Deep Hive Body Dimensions

Deep Hive Body Dimensions

When it comes to beekeeping, getting your deep hive body dimensions right is critical to getting a Langstroth hive to work properly. Bee space is the foundation upon which trouble-free beekeeping is built. If you get your Langstroth hive constructed to the right beehive dimensions, your beekeeping will be largely trouble-free and fun. Incorrect deep … Read more

Wildflower Meadow Instead Of A Lawn

Wildflower Meadow Instead Of A Lawn

The choice between having a wildflower meadow instead of a lawn is an interesting one. In this article, we look at how you can rehabilitate your lawn into a working piece of meadow that produces environmental benefits for you, and your neighborhood. Where Does The Idea Of A Lawn Come From? In preindustrial times, rich … Read more

Queen Excluder Hole Size

Queen Excluder Hole Size

A queen excluder is a sheet of material with holes in it. The holes allow workers, who are a little smaller, to get through, and the queen cannot. The queen excluder hole size is crucial to its functionality. In this article, we look at some basic queen excluder plans and how to make a DIY … Read more

How Much Do Beehives Cost?

How Much Do Beehives Cost

How much do beehives cost? This is like asking how much cars cost! In this article we look at the cost of beekeeping, the beehive price options – from a Rolls Royce beehive all the way down to the scrapyard spares model you can make yourself. The price of your hives influences the overall cost … Read more