Articles for category: Beekeeping

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brood frames

Types Of Brood Frames You Should Know

There are various types of frame available for use in the brood box, and each beekeeper will have a preference for a particular type of brood frames. Some bee hives have wooden brood frames that can be used for foundation-less beekeeping, or made to accommodate wax and wire. In this bee hives frame lesson, we ...

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where to put your hive

Where To Put Your Hive and Why

Before starting a beehive, you obviously need to locate it somewhere firstly. In this post, we will explore some tips to help find where to put your hive effortlessly. How to start a beehive in your backyard? Read this. Where To Put Your Hive – Save Yourself Some Pain! Deciding where to put your beehive ...

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honey bees

Honey Bees and The Mighty Queen

The evolution of the honey bees Honey bees and flowers first evolved together 60 million years ago, during the cretaceous period. This interdependence of insect and plant has shaped the evolutionary history of bees: Honey bees most likely evolved from a type of mud wasp. The shift from a carnivorous diet to one based on ...

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beekeeping for beginners

Beekeeping For Beginners (a.k.a. Beekeeping 101)

Beekeeping For Beginners Bees have been around for a long, long time, gathering nectar and pollinating flowers. They haven’t changed much since the time of the dinosaurs. And today, let’s talk about beekeeping for beginners (no matter you are from Australia, UK or America). The insect shown in the following figure is definitely recognizable as ...

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How To Start A Bee Farm

How To Start A Bee Farm: A Beginner’s Guide

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on how to start a bee farm. If you’ve ever been fascinated by the world of bees and honey production, starting your own bee farm can be a rewarding and profitable venture. In this article, we will provide you with all the information you need to get started on your ...

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beekeeping mistakes

Beekeeping Mistakes: How To Avoid?

All new beekeepers make mistakes, it’s part of learning the craft. Here are some of the most common beekeeping mistakes to try to avoid: Beekeeping Mistakes: What are they? Putting your hive in an unsuitable location – make sure your hive is in a nice, flat area, with plenty of space around it for easy access ...

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before getting your bees

Before Getting Your Bees: Tips and Tricks

Today, let’s continue our beekeeping lessons with tips before getting your bees. You should keep in mind some important bee farming equipment that we are going to outline below. No smoker without fire The smoker is a really important beekeeping tool. It helps to keep the bees calm and gentle while you work on the ...

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what is a hive

What Is A Hive? A comprehensive guide

What is a hive? At its most basic level, the hive is a home and workplace for the honeybees, where they will live and raise their young. There are two types of hives: natural and artificial (or manmade). Today, we will be able to answer to the question “What is a hive?” Natural hives are ...

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how to craft Beeswax Candles

How to Craft Your Own Beeswax Candles?

Crafting your own beeswax candles involves melting beeswax pellets, pouring the melted wax into candle molds with wicks inserted, and allowing them to cool and solidify, resulting in beautiful, natural candles with a sweet, subtle scent. Illuminate Your Space with DIY Beeswax Candles Beeswax candles are a natural and sustainable alternative to traditional paraffin candles. ...

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how to get honey from a beehive

How to Get Honey from a Beehive: A Beginner’s Guide

Are you interested in learning how to get honey from a beehive? Harvesting honey from your own beehive can be a rewarding and delicious experience. Not only will you have access to fresh, natural honey, but you’ll also be supporting the important role that bees play in our ecosystem. In this article, we’ll walk you ...