You may have seen videos or pictures of beekeepers using smoke when they inspect a beehive. Maybe you’ve even witnessed it firsthand. This comes from a smoker – a steel cylinder that contains smoldering material that emits a cool, white smoke. A smoker is one of the most important tools […]
Not sure where to get bees for your new beehive? It’s a common dilemma when taking up beekeeping. But it’s one that’s easy enough to solve. There are a few options to choose from when getting bees for a new hive. They are: Purchasing a nucleus hive Buying a bee
Where to place your beehive is one of the first decisions you will make after taking up beekeeping. You should consider numerous factors before settling on a long-term home for your bees. Paying attention to each one can help your bees to thrive. Do NOT just place it in a
Choosing the best type of beehive for a beginner can be daunting. But taking the time to understand the different types of hives available can help you make the right choice and avoid any headaches down the track. There are many types of beehives, each with its advantages and disadvantages.