Should you wear beekeeping gloves?
Protective gear is necessary, especially head gear. Beekeepers wanting to avoid getting any stings on their hands also wear beekeeping gloves. Beekeepers wanting to avoid getting any stings on their hands also wear beekeeping gloves.
Top 11 Books Every Beekeeper Must Read
If you are not sure if you want to be a beekeeper, then reading a book about it might help you decide. The books we mentioned are targeted to different audiences ranging from complete amateurs to experienced beekeepers.
Don't let your bees starve!
At this time of year, whether it is the late winter or early spring, never assume! Hives that were heavy a month before may now be close to starvation.
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Late winter beekeeping checks – What to do and what to avoid?
The beginning of the year is somehow wake up for our bees, but still hands-off for beekeepers.
A bottle of apple cider vinegar can protect the beehive!
The end of summer is the time when beekeepers must be preventive about pest insects - wasps and hornets, entering the hive.
An Effective Method of Swarm Prevention
One very effective method of preventing swarming, which could be especially useful to beekeepers with a lot of colonies, is as follows.
The number of beekeepers in the EU is falling down
The number of beekeepers in the EU is decreasing but, the number of hives is increasing.
Winter Beekeeping in December… a time to relax and reflect
A blog post in our series from amateur beekeepers. This time it's Jenny from the UK. Enjoy in her adventures of winter beekeeping!
The Nutrition of Organic Honey
Honey bees can detect early stage cancer!
Sonication: Pollination by vibration of bees
Bees get happier and more optimistic after eating a sweet treat
Scientists have created the perfect environment for bees to thrive
Amazing bees: they learn and teach like humans do!
Have you ever seen a bee having a wee?
No sick day for bees: They’re excellent workers even when they are ill!
Natural solution: Bee fence in Africa save farmers and their crops
Leading insecticide cuts bee sperm by almost 40%
What bees do to beat the heat?
Organic agriculture: right way of saving bees from extinction!
Bees use their fuzz to detect electric fields