Bees & Beekeeping
Honey bees are very important to food resources because they pollinate many crops. Beekeepers are seeing massive die-offs. What is killing our honey bees?
Honey bees are complex and fascinating creatures. Here are 20 questions--with answers-- to help you understand honey bees and their place in our world.
There are around 10 species of social bees in Australia. They live in colonies and have no stings. Of these few social bees there are just a couple that produce and store Honey that can be extracted.
Having bees has obvious rewards and some not so obvious. A clear golden jar of honey is an obvious reward, and the main reason most people get started beekeeping. Caring for a miraculously organized group of insects...
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.
Honey bees can thrive in the city. Urban beekeeping is possible, but requires a few special considerations.
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....
Bees are little wonders. They pollinate our plants and give us honey. Plus bees are funny--rather, the jokes, puns and idioms about bees are funny. Here are a few facts and lots of laughs.
With climate change and increase in use of toxic pesticides, honey bees are disappearing. Colony collapse disorder causing their deaths will effect humans, honey bees vanishing is not a good sign.
Bee keeping is fascinating, ecologically essential and produces pounds of deliciously healthy honey. Recent worldwide bee colony losses have worried experts who are calling on ordinary people to set up hives in their...
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