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.
Every beekeeper needs a helping hand in the bee yard. Build your own handy "Bee Mate" Beekeeping Work Bench from our woodworking plans, with basic home carpentry skills and home shop tools.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What does a swarm of bees moving into a hive look like? How is all that frantic activity different from bees robbing an empty hive?
Honey bees, beekeepers, and fall are all great topics. Come and find out what a small beekeeper does in fall in the Midwest.
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.
Where have all the honey bees gone? What can we do to encourage bees back into our gardens. Bees are the most important pollinators on the planet, we all have to do whatever we can to save them.