Bee Removal – Dealing With Problem Bees
Beekeeping

Bee Removal – Dealing With Problem Bees

While we all enjoy the sweet produce of the bees, they sometimes invade spaces where co-habitation with humans is a problem. In these instances, bee removal is the only option. If you are concerned with preserving bees as a global resource – and you should be – then there are some guidelines that should be…

BeeHive Emergency – Be Prepared!
Green Living | Beekeeping

BeeHive Emergency – Be Prepared!

A beehive emergency is to be expected in the life of a beekeeper, but this one was a little different! My experience with this particular beehive emergency highlighted the importance of being prepared for anything! I keep a number of beehives on the properties of friends in my area. I had put a hive in…

Boost Your Crop Yield With a Partnership With Bees
Green Living | Beekeeping

Boost Your Crop Yield With a Partnership With Bees

Entering into a partnership with bees is a great idea, particularly if you grow your own food! Bees have been shown to increase crop yield from 30% to sometimes as much as 70% or more! Not only does pollination by bees increase the crop yield, but studies have also shown that it also increases the…

Best Beehive For Beginner Beekeepers
Green Living

Best Beehive For Beginner Beekeepers

The best beehive for beginner beekeepers is a design that is practical, easy to use, wallet friendly and portable!There are many hive designs out there, each with their pros and cons. My beehive of choice comes from the perspective of a homesteader, backyard beekeeper, although many commercial beekeeping operations also use this design due to…

4 Tips For Choosing a Beekeepers Suit
Green Living | Beekeeping

4 Tips For Choosing a Beekeepers Suit

A beekeepers suit is part of the essential gear for a beekeeper, whether you are a beginner beekeeper or a seasoned veteran! Your beekeeper suit does not need to make a fashion statement, but it does need to be effective! Consider the following tips when choosing a beekeepers suit to make sure you have a…

5 Must Have Items For Beekeeping
Green Living | Beekeeping

5 Must Have Items For Beekeeping

These 5 must have items for beekeeping are the basic gear that you need to set up a hive and maintain your colony safely, while reaping the benefits of the bees pollinating your vegetable garden and having some raw honey every year. Let’s get down to the gear! Bee Suit The bee suit is a…