How To Reuse Beehive Frames

How To Reuse Beehive Frames

If you are a beginner beekeeper or if you are aspiring to enter the world of beekeeping, you should know that it is important for you to learn how to properly reuse your beehive frames because you are going to save a lot of money from doing so. At the same time, knowing how to … Read more

8 Reasons Why Honey Bees Can Be Aggressive

8 Reasons Why Honey Bees Can Be Aggressive

Do you know that honey bees, calm as they appear, can be aggressive? Beekeepers know this too well. Honey bees are kept for honey, and other by-products such as wax. These little insects can be fierce, especially when provoked. They are also famous for inflicting painful stings. Do you know why honey bees can be … Read more

A Guide to Cleaning Your Beekeeping Equipment

A Guide to Cleaning Your Beekeeping Equipment

Bee colonies are susceptible to infection and infestation through attacks by pests and diseases. These include mites, bacteria, viruses, and fungi. A critical factor in preventing the spread and impact of disease and infestation is good hygiene.  You can clean and sterilize the hive, honey-harvesting equipment, tools, and clothing using water, chemicals, and even irradiation. … Read more

A Guide To Storing Beekeeping Equipment

A Guide To Storing Beekeeping Equipment

Beekeeping is a fulfilling job that requires a lot of patience and skill. Due to the natural behavior of the bees, it’s a lot different to do the job during summer and during winter days, when the bees are hibernating (or moving). You’ll need far more equipment when the colony is active. The question is, … Read more

Cats and Beeswax: What You Need To Know

Cats and Beeswax: What You Need To Know

If you have cats as pets in your home or apartment, there’s a good chance you have some unpleasant smells you want to mask. Beeswax products are some of the most common and popular natural scents favorable for indoor use. However, there are a few things you need to know before using beeswax around cats. … Read more

A Step By Step Guide To How Honey Is Made

A Step By Step Guide To How Honey Is Made

Honey is a sweet substance that starts as nectar in a flower. The process of how bees collect and produce honey in their beehives is extraordinary and vital for our ecosystems. For plants to reproduce, bees need to carry pollen from one plant to another. Bees are covered in 3 million hairs which are used … Read more

Is Harvesting Honey Harmful To Bees?

Is Harvesting Honey Harmful To Bees

A lot of beekeepers enter the field of beekeeping primarily because they want to harvest honey, which can be sold at a good price or can be kept or stored in your home for an extended period of time. That said, you should know that honey is also a food source for the bees especially … Read more

Bees Without Their Queen: How Long Will They Last?

Bees Without Their Queen

There is no doubt that the most important member of bee society is the queen of the entire colony. That’s because she is responsible for uniting the entire colony and is the only bee capable of laying eggs that will help increase the colony’s population. It is needless to say that a bee colony should … Read more

Dogs And Beeswax: What You Need To Know

Dogs And Beeswax: What You Need To Know

Plenty of different pet owners are now also using products that are all-natural and organic for their dogs. One such substance that these products are made of is beeswax, which is becoming quite popular not only for people but also for dogs because of how it is purely organic and natural. That said, do dogs … Read more