Are you limited to start beekeeping with very little money? The biggest question I see new beekeepers ask is: “How much does it cost to start beekeeping?” Then: How can I save a lot of money getting started?” It’s not impossible. Beekeeping on a budget is very possible. But I’m not going to tell you […]
Ever wonder what goes on inside of a beekeeper’s head before getting into a honey beehive? Here’s a little glimpse into my thoughts as to the reason why I keep honey bees.
How do you get rid of ants in a beehive. You certainly don’t want ants in your honey. Here’s our secret weapon against these pesky little insects.
Two words on my text message, “They’re swarming!” Here’s how we were able to hive a honey bee swarm.
If you’re keeping honey bees, help them survive winter by supplying them with an easy food source – bee candy! It’s easy to make and put on the hives, as this post demonstrates.
There are few projects on our homestead that bring us as much satisfaction as our bee hives do. For a small start-up investment in beekeeping supplies, and the initial hives, this addition to our farm has really paid off. We have two hives and on average we collect about four to six gallons of honey […]