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Beekeeping for Beginners - Gardening - Mother Earth Living

Beekeeping for Beginners - Gardening - Mother Earth Living

New Beehive Lets Honey Be Harvested Without Disturbing Bees | IFLScience

Flow Hive lets beekeepers harvest honey without disturbing the bees

New Beehive Lets Honey Be Harvested Without Disturbing Bees | IFLScience

e-How advice:  Potential beekeepers should research the laws of their state before setting up the first hive.

Laws on Beekeeping

e-How advice: Potential beekeepers should research the laws of their state before setting up the first hive.

You just need a hive or two, a couple of bee swarms, some other tools, and a good bee keepers guide, and you could start your new fascinating hobby of bee keeping.

You just need a hive or two, a couple of bee swarms, some other tools, and a good bee keepers guide, and you could start your new fascinating hobby of bee keeping.

The various chemicals used in beekeeping have, for the past decades, held Varroa Destructor, a mite, and other major pests at bay, but chemical-resistance is building and evolution threatens to overtake the best that laboratory chemists have to offer. In fact, there is evidence that chemical treatments are making the problem worse. Natural Beekeeping flips the script on traditional approaches by proposing a program of selective breeding and natural hive management.

The various chemicals used in beekeeping have, for the past decades, held Varroa Destructor, a mite, and other major pests at bay, but chemical-resistance is building and evolution threatens to overtake the best that laboratory chemists have to offer. In fact, there is evidence that chemical treatments are making the problem worse. Natural Beekeeping flips the script on traditional approaches by proposing a program of selective breeding and natural hive management.

information about visionary beekeeper Ron Breland's dodecahedron hive.  artwork in the apiary

information about visionary beekeeper Ron Breland's dodecahedron hive. artwork in the apiary

The Advantages of Using Nucs in Beekeeping Operations. Many people keep nucs as support colonies. A good rule of thumb is for every two to three production colonies one has in an apiary, keep one support nuc. The job of the support nuc is to keep the production colonies as strong as possible so they can make as much honey as possible.

The Advantages of Using Nucs in Beekeeping Operations. Many people keep nucs as support colonies. A good rule of thumb is for every two to three production colonies one has in an apiary, keep one support nuc. The job of the support nuc is to keep the production colonies as strong as possible so they can make as much honey as possible.

Location, Location, Location: Where to Put Your Beehives - Homesteading and Livestock - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Location, Location, Location: Where to Put Your Beehives - Homesteading and Livestock

Location, Location, Location: Where to Put Your Beehives - Homesteading and Livestock - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Beekeepers check their hives every ten days during swarming season to ensure that Queen Cells aren't being built. If they're found then decisive action needs to be taken #beekeeping

Beekeepers check their hives every ten days during swarming season to ensure that Queen Cells aren't being built. If they're found then decisive action needs to be taken #beekeeping

Honey On Tap Extracts Honey Without Disturbing Bees - Raises 6 Million Dollars -  #bees #DIY #honey

Honey On Tap Extracts Honey Without Disturbing Bees - Raises 6 Million Dollars

Honey On Tap Extracts Honey Without Disturbing Bees - Raises 6 Million Dollars - #bees #DIY #honey

Williams Honey Farm: 10 Tips I wish some old guy had told me when I started beekeeping

Williams Honey Farm: 10 Tips I wish some old guy had told me when I started beekeeping

Sugar boards for feeding bees during the winter - Make sure you use organic ;)

Sugar boards for feeding bees during the winter - Make sure you use organic ;)

Beginning beekeepers have plenty of company and great advice from our beekeeping bloggers who've been there and cah help you with shortcuts and wise advice. - From MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Welcome to the World of Beekeeping – Homesteading and Livestock

Beginning beekeepers have plenty of company and great advice from our beekeeping bloggers who've been there and cah help you with shortcuts and wise advice. - From MOTHER EARTH NEWS