Category - Bee Keeping

Working with Bee Hives

Beekeepers need equipment to maintain honey bee colonies and collect and produce honey and beeswax for sale. This equipment is called hive tools; such as the specially designed levers which aids in the removal of frames...

Tips on Harvesting Honey

Bee keeping is one of the businesses everybody is looking for, especially if one wants to stay at the comfort of his own home. This is because such a business can be done in one’s backyard. It is also easy to undertake...

Study of Honey Bees

Human beekeeping and understanding of ecology and biology has been very limited for almost a thousand years. Early observers believed that the queen bee was a male and they had no idea of how bees reproduced. During the...

Structure of the Colony of Bees

A domesticated colony of bees is usually housed in a rectangular hive body, in which eight or ten parallel frames house the honeycomb’s vertical plates, which contains the larvae, egg, pupae, and food for the colony. If...

Smoker

Beekeeping is both a hobby as well as lucrative business and doing it is relatively easy. There are many reasons why one is into bee keeping as a business or as a means of having a stable supply of bee products such as...

Seasons in Beekeeping

Beekeeping is definitely different in every season, whether in summer, in autumn, in spring, or in the winter season. Bees’ behaviour is always affected by these seasonal aspects. Either the bees must work at all times...

Protective Clothing Used in Beekeeping

Bee keeping is a lively source of income for anyone, aside from the reality that it can be done at the comfort of one’s home. It also entails less capital as compared to other businesses as well as less effort. Amidst...

Mite Control: Bee Keeping

Beekeepers should always be responsible for the welfare and survival of the bee colonies especially from the threatening presence of mites. In doing so, we must first familiarise ourselves with these parasites. The...

Harvesting and Marketing Honey

Harvesting and marketing the honey is the most awaited-for time for bee keepers. From honey, there can be money! There are things that must be taken into consideration before a beekeeper can harvest the honey and sell...