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What Every Beekeeper Should Know About Swarming Season

What Every Beekeeper Should Know About Swarming Season

Swarming Season. Bees play a huge roll on the production of our food and so as a beekeeper it is extremely important to take care of the hives and prevent any issues that can cause distress for the bees. There are a number of things that can cause the breakdown a colony of bees, one of those is a term called swarming. While there is an actual season that swarming occurs, but there are ways to prevent it.

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Download Plans To Build Your Own Beehive

Download Plans To Build Your Own Beehive

If you have been thinking of becoming a beekeeper you can download plans to build your own beehive. There are to different sets of plans and they are open source. There are Top Bar hive plans and there are Warre hive plans so you can choose which you would prefer or build both types if…Continue Reading

Identify the Docile Honeybee from Aggressive Wasps, Hornets and Yellow Jackets

Identify the Docile Honeybee from Aggressive Wasps, Hornets and Yellow Jackets

This method of how to identify the docile Honeybee from aggressive Wasps, Hornets and Yellow Jackets is highly informative. To many people there is not much difference between bees, wasps and hornets. Each of them at some point have been responsible for striking fear in people. However, one of them frequently get a bad rap…Continue Reading

Creating A Hollow Log Bee Hive

Creating A Hollow Log Bee Hive

Creating a hollow log bee hive that is more in tune with what the bees do in nature. A log is hollowed out then capped. Holes are drilled at different places on the log. The log is then attached to a tree limb or trunk and the bees build their own comb inside it without…Continue Reading