A Guide To Stopping Your Honey From Crystallizing

A Guide To Stopping Your Honey From Crystallizing

After you have extracted your honey and kept it in its container, you are ready to consume and/ or sell it, whichever of the two you might want to do. However, there are some instances wherein wrong storage conditions will lead the honey to crystalize, which happens when it hardens. This can make honey more … Read more

The Top Five Reasons Why Bees Are So Important

top 5 reasons why bees are important.

We have known bees as the first and primary producer of honey, but their role doesn’t just stop there. They are one of the key reasons why we have food on the table and stuff to use. Think about those vegetables and fruits you consume every day as well as crops like flax and cotton. … Read more

Honey Supers: All You Need To Know

Honey Supers: All You Need To Know

So, you want to be a beekeeper? Well, at one point or the other you’d come across the term honey super. Honey supers help hobbyists increase their honey yield, and make harvesting honey less of a hassle. Particularly during April or mid-May when flowers are blooming, this is when honey flows. Honey super consists of … Read more

A Guide To Keeping Bees In The Winter

A Guide To Keeping Bees In The Winter

There’s no season that’s tougher for beekeepers than winter. Beekeeping during the winter season is even more challenging if you’re just starting out. Nonetheless, you still have the power to not only limit the undesirable effects, but also to optimize where your bees live. You can improve your bees’ chances of surviving winter by protecting … Read more

Decomposing Of Beeswax: Everything You Need To Know

Decomposing Of Beeswax: Everything You Need To Know

For centuries, civilizations in all parts of the world use beeswax for various reasons. It has remarkable properties, making it extremely versatile. One of its most notable characteristics is that it virtually never decomposes without the help of other substances. While it can be an advantage, beeswax is a hydrophobic substance, meaning it repels water, … Read more

How To Become A Beekeeper: A Guide

How To Become A Beekeeper: A Guide

You have probably heard about how fast beekeeping has been rising as a hobby or even as a side-job for a lot of different people all over the country. Of course, beekeeping can also be quite beneficial to the community because of how important bees are to the ecosystem. Maybe all this talk has convinced … Read more

How Urban Beekeepers Help Keep Bees Thriving

How Urban Beekeepers Help Keep Bees Thriving

There is no doubt that beekeeping has become very popular and important in different rural communities where beekeepers tend to have a wider area and more resources to work with. However, what about those who live in urban areas? Are urban beekeepers just as successful as rural ones? If so, how do urban beekeepers keep … Read more

A Guide To Calming Down Bees Without Using Smoke

A Guide To Calming Down Bees Without Using Smoke

Beekeeping can be a lucrative and even relaxing endeavor for those who have gotten used to the life of a beekeeper. However, one of the things that even the most experienced beekeepers still fear is the stinging of dozens of angry bees that are just trying to defend their hive. So, while most beekeepers tend … Read more