When Can You Extract Honey?

When Can You Extract Honey?

Beekeeping is a rewarding practice but there are several things you need to know in order to become a successful beekeeper. One of these skills is knowing when to extract honey. Nowadays more and more people are painting the picture of beekeeping as a very simple and...
10 Mistakes New Beekeepers Make

10 Mistakes New Beekeepers Make

Becoming a beekeeper is a great way to give back to mother nature, offer a healthy supply of honey to your customers, and work with the coolest insects on the planet. Along with the perks of beekeeping comes some pitfalls you want to avoid. There are 10 common...
Should You Raise Honeybees?

Should You Raise Honeybees?

Have you been interested in raising honeybees of your own? Having your own beehive has its benefits, but before you start raising bees in your backyard you need to ask yourself… should you raise honeybees? At the same time, you also want to make sure your equipped...
7 Best Home-Made Feeders for Bees

7 Best Home-Made Feeders for Bees

Colonies of bees are self-sufficient when in nature. On top of that, bees have been surviving and thriving for centuries with no need from people. It’s a fact, once bees construct their hive and build their colony they can maintain and manage themselves efficiently....
Choosing Property for Beekeeping

Choosing Property for Beekeeping

As a new beekeeper, or even a potential beekeeper, one of the first undertakings you will have is choosing a location for your hives. While it is true that bees can live almost anywhere, as their caretaker it is up to you to find the best place to raise a healthy...
Simple Beekeeping on a Budget

Simple Beekeeping on a Budget

Beekeeping on a budget Bees have been producing honey for millions of years. However, only in recent decades has the popularity of beekeeping seen a spike. From their delicious honey, to their moisturizing beeswax, and even their ability to pollinate nearby plants,...
Boost Your Beekeeping Business

Boost Your Beekeeping Business

Believe it or not, the small honey bee actually makes a huge impact in the United States. But since the 1940s, honeybee populations have been steadily decreasing across the country, from an estimated 6 million managed honeybee colonies to under 3 million in more...
ADVICE – BASICS OF BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS

ADVICE – BASICS OF BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS

ADVICE – THE BASICS OF BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS In recent years, beekeeping has made a major buzz around the world. From the backyard beekeeper to the beekeeping hobbyists, and even small farmers, there are many benefits of beekeeping. The best part is that it...
What is Manuka Honey?

What is Manuka Honey?

Manuka(MAH-ooka) honey is a variety of honey that originates almost exclusively in New Zealand. This honey is unique not only for its thick, crystallized texture but also for its health benefits. It is popular with celebrities and foodies alike. And, with a growing...
Can a Vegan Eat Honey?

Can a Vegan Eat Honey?

Honey is a wonderfully complex and flavorful source of sweetness and energy. Its flavor and color varies dramatically depending on the nectar source. Honey from flowering plants like clover, alfalfa, and canola is pale or white, with a mild, sweet, neutral flavor....