Where do honeybees go in the winter? Learn about how bees survive the cold months, the answer might surprise you!
Honey is the luscious sweet and gooey syrup that is produced by the honey bee. The range of honey that exists is almost infinite given that no two batches of flowers are ever the same. Out of twenty thousand or so species of bee only 4 are honey bees with 44 sub species.
While the average gardener can’t help honey bees fight varroa mites, what they can do is help in another important way – by planting pollinator-friendly gardens.
Imagine a world without blueberries, avocados, almonds, sunflowers, cranberries or, the summertime favorite, watermelon. Without the honey bee, many of our staple foods would be in jeopardy.
We can learn many things by observing the behavior of honeybees. Here are ten examples of lessons we could usefully apply to our own lives.
A beekeeping smoker, or just called a smoker, is a tool to produce smoke in the attempt to calm down bees.
There are things you can do to help native bees, especially if you are a homeowner or gardener. Here are 10 important things that you, as an individual can do, to help the native bee.
This article will clear up some of the complex issues concerning wax, how it is made and where it comes from.
Worker honey bees are the smallest members of the hive, size wise, but constitute the majority of bees occupying the colony.
Marion’s journey into bee keeping began when he came to know about the Colony Collapse Disorder. Join us as he shares with us his thoughts as a beekeeper.
Beekeeping is an ancient DIY art, performed by amateurs and makers for centuries. Anyone can produce natural honey at home. People keep bees in many different kinds of hives, but we will focus on a cheap and simple design, called the Honey Cow.
If you are thinking of having a colony or two of bees on your property, here is a list of some of the tools you will need.
In order to produce your own honey you have to have bees in your hives. There are three ways to getting the bees which are covered below.
Discover what mighty work tiny honeybees do! 20 Amazing Honey Bee Facts!
The homestead beekeeper knows there is no better form of self reliance than keeping a colony or two of these wonderful insects around.