Easy insect science projects that are fun for the whole family.
Beekeeping is one of those unique hobbies that can pay for itself. It can also be a profitable small business. Honey sales are the largest source of bee related income for most small and medium sized beekeepers.
What do insects eat? It's a simple question with a complex answer. Insect feeding behavior often changes dramatically as they go through their life cycle.
Honey bees can thrive in the city. Urban beekeeping is possible, but requires a few special considerations.
Every spring beekeepers buy thousands of queens, packages and nucs to start new colonies or to replace dead ones. An entire industry of bee suppliers, composed of producers, resellers, and breeders, has developed to...
Bees can sting, we all know that. And, let’s be honest, everybody knows that females of any species can be a bit moody. Apply this dictum to a colony of honeybees, which are nearly all female, and the occasional...
The friendly beekeeper might have the best interest of his bees in mind, but the bees don’t seem to always see it that way. Protective clothing makes beekeeping a lot more enjoyable when the bees take exception to...
Wib Magli One of the first decisions that the beginning beekeeper must make, and often one of the most confusing, is the size of the boxes and frames to use for hive bodies and supers. Several options are available....
Your child is begging for horseback riding lessons. They're not cheap, these lessons, and you want to know just what your kid is going to get out of it besides some quality time with a pony named Tinker Bell, Socks,...
Most people, even those that don’t want to keep bees, know two good reasons why someone would, pollination and honey. These are the only reasons that most beekeepers need, but if you are on the fence about whether...