What should a first hive inspection look for?

Managing Hive

Taking your first peek into the hive is an incredibly exciting experience. Your first hive inspection is the moment at which you can start building a relationship with your bees. Because of this, it’s a good idea to develop good habits early. In this section, I will cover all essential inspection techniques you need to … Read more What should a first hive inspection look for?

38 Healthy Uses of Honey & Beeswax

Harvesting Other Byproducts

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

Supplies Necessary for Beekeeping

Swarming

They are not as many supplies needed to start beekeeping as one might think. A hive for keeping them in is an important first step. Additionally, a beekeeper will benefit from protective clothing, a smoker, a hive tool, and a bee feeder. Choosing a hive is a significant way to start the beekeeping experience off … Read more Supplies Necessary for Beekeeping