Keeping bees requires a huge learning curve and one of the biggest is at harvest time. Each beekeeper will have their own way of doing things and most will gladly share their experiences and their tips with you. Seasoned beekeepers are always happy to help beginners out, to ensure the survival of the bees and … Read more 9 Tips for Making Your Honey Harvest Easier
To get the best result from your homemade beeswax, take note of the following advice: Never use iron, zinc, brass, or copper containers to melt the beeswax since these metals can discolor the finished product. Do not allow the wax to boil since this not only makes the finished product brittle but also creates a … Read more How to Make the Perfect Beeswax at Home
Honey Harvesting As it was often mentioned, honey is the number one reason why people are interested in beekeeping. Even though it is not difficult to harvest honey, there are a number of steps that have to be followed. In this blog, we will guide you through the process, so that you are able to … Read more Which is the ideal Time to Harvest Honey from your Hives?
Why Beekeeping as a Business? Once a person begins beekeeping, they realize that their “hobby” has the potential to turn into an area of additional income. The excess production of wax and honey from your current personal operation is suddenly overwhelming your home, filling extra cupboards, closets, and pantries. There’s only so much honey and … Read more What is the Minimum Cost for Starting A Small Beekeeping Operation
Honey can be used for a great deal of things. Nutrient source – Containing a large variety of minerals and vitamins, honey is a great source of many nutrients. These include calcium, copper, magnesium, zinc, potassium, niacin, and riboflavin. Regulate blood sugar – Although honey does contain simple sugars, it has a combination of glucose … Read more 38 Healthy Uses of Honey & Beeswax
Present here are a few often asked popular questions that a novice beekeeper would likely have. What is an apiary? An apiary is a place or a farm that grows or works with bees. An apiarist is a person working with or keeping bees. Do I need a large expanse of land to keep bees? … Read more Commonly asked questions on Beekeeping
Though honey is the most important product of a beekeeping endeavour, there are several by-products that are equally interesting and highly valuable too. These by-products include beeswax, flower pollen, bee pollen or eggs, propolis, and royal jelly. Beeswax Beeswax is the wax that bees produce to construct their combs. A bee comb is no short … Read more Top 10 Profitable Honeybee products, besides honey