How to Clean Beeswax the Easy Way - Carolina Honeybees
Learn how to clean beeswax for home use or crafts. Gather a few simple tools and cleaning beeswax can be done safely without a lot of mess.
SIGNS YOUR COLONY IS QUEENLESS - Beekeeping Like A Girl
Queenlessness is one of the most common ways for new beekeepers to lose their colony. There are many ways a colony can end up without a queen and likewise there are various methods of correcting the problem. Read on to learn the signs of a queenless colony and what to do when it happens to you! …
How to get Your Bees to Build Comb- Carolina Honeybees
Honey bees build comb from beeswax. Honeycomb is the structure of their hive. It takes the effort of many well fed bees to build comb.
6 Tips to Winterizing Bee Hives | A Life of Heritage
These 6 tips to winterizing bee hives will give your bees the boost they need to get through the winter months to spring and blooming flowers!
New Hive Inspection Tips
Hive inspection tips for a new colony of bees. When should you inspect the new hive and what should you look for to ensure healthy bees.
How Do I Know if My Bees Are Too Hot? - Backyard Beekeeping
Because I live in an area with long, hot summers I'm often asked, “How do I know if my bees are too hot?” During the dog days of summer, you’ll often find bees hanging out in clumps on the outside of their hive.
Storey’s Guide To Keeping Honey Bees - Small Farmer's Journal
STOREY'S GUIDE TO KEEPING HONEY BEES, Honey Production, Pollination, and Bee Health, By Malcom T. Sanford and Richard E. Bonney, Soft Cover, 244 pages.
Choosing Beekeeping Equipment You Really Need
Choosing beekeeping supplies and equipment can be a costly task. Which pieces of beekeeping equipment do you really need to get started?
How to Find a Queen Bee Keeping Backyard Bees
Finding the queen bee in a hive can be challenging. Discover what to look for to find your queen bee without using the crutch of marking it.
Queens For Pennies - Scientific Beekeeping
Queens for Pennies Originally published in ABJ March 2014 Randy Oliver ScientificBeekeeping.com I’ve been encouraged in recent years by the number of beekeepers who appear to be successfully keeping locally-adapted stocks of bees without treatment for varroa. I am a strong supporter of their efforts, and see them as the wave of the future. But […]