Category Archives: Beekeeping

What Colors BEES See and The Colors that Attract Them

What Colors BEES See and The Colors that Attract Them

Come look into what colors bees see and the colors that attract them, it can be a helpful knowledge in the effort to draw them towards beehives. Have you ever wondered how differently other living things see the exact same colors we do? Let’s take bees for example, they have a very limited ability to see and distinguish between different colors.

What Colors BEES See and The Colors that Attract Them
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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