Organic Treatment For Hive Beetles

Organic Treatment For Hive Beetles

There are many times when an organic treatment for a pest is desirable. In this article, we have a look at the practicality of a simple organic treatment for hive beetles. I recently watched a very interesting interview with Elon Musk where he said that one of the biggest problems that we face in any … Read more

How To Remove A Honey Bee Nest Without Killing Them

Let’s take a look at how to remove a honey bee nest without killing them. I have performed hundreds of bee removals in my life. Some have been very successful. Some have been complete failures. Let me help share a bit of the experience I have gained over the years so that you know how … Read more

Smoking Bees Without A Smoker

I once went to a barbeque where my friend was very proud of his new “smokeless” barbeque. The meat tasted insipid and might as well have been cooked in an oven. There are a few places where these systems can be useful. Smokeless beekeeping is a bit like this – don’t do it unless you … Read more

Bee Feeder Types

Bee Feeder Types

In this article, we will take a look at bee feeder types. There is no best bee feeder – but there is a bee feeder which is best for you. Let us have a look at the options and how we can either buy or make a bee feeder.   Feeding liquid sugar to bees … Read more

How To Move Beehives

How To Move Beehives

Moving beehives can be a character-building experience. In this article, we look at how to move beehives. Moving a wild beehive is not the same as moving a managed beehive in a box. There are tricks needed to make this process as painless as possible. Once you learn how to move beehives, you can start … Read more

Making Sugar Water For Bees

Making Sugar Water For Bees

In this article, we look at making sugar water for bees. There are times when bees need a bit of help from us – an energy boost – or even when we have to pay them back for taking their honey. Let us have a look at how to do this. If we look at … Read more

How To Pasteurize Honey

How To Pasteurize Honey

In this article, we take a look first at what pasteurization is. Following that we look at why some people pasteurize honey and explore if this is even something you should consider doing.   In order to understand how to pasteurize honey, we first need to look at pasteurization and understand what it is. Louis … Read more

Wax Moths Traps

Wax Moths Traps

Wax moths are irritating pests of beehives that can cause damage to stored frames, and can sometimes damage actual hives. Wax moths traps allow you to reduce the number of wax moths in an area and reduce damage to your hives and beekeeping equipment. In this article, we look at a few homemade and bought … Read more

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