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 back gardens.
So, you want to be a beekeeper. That is awesome, but let me give you some things to think about and give you a helping hand before you jump feet first and spend money that you don't need to.
Honey bees are little marvels. Aerodynamics say they shouldn’t be able to fly, yet they do. They fly a lot and they do it amazingly well. These facts about the flight of honey bees will amaze you.
This is a look at the life-cycle of the Violet Carpenter bee - Xylocopa Violacea known on the Spanish Costa Blanca as the Mijas bee, The article has many stunning macros of this huge and impressive looking black bee. There is also a must see video where you can see what the inside of a nest looks...
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 having the roof popped off and...
Honey bees are social insects that pollinate about 1/3 of the food we eat. Colony collapse disorder is a serious problem that is the biggest threat to our food sources.
This article discusses all types of bees and the health benefits of honey as an antioxidant. It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties as well. There is information and a video about killer bees.
Honey bees, beekeepers, and fall are all great topics. Come and find out what a small beekeeper does in fall in the Midwest.
If you have ever wondered what beekeepers do, then this is the article for you. Focusing on what beekeepers do in the summer - we hope you find this informative.
I am a small hobby beekeeper in Northern Ohio, I am here to share the things I do with beekeeping. This will be the basics for most beekeepers, if you wish to do more - I wish you the best on your journey.