Beekeeping Blog

When Do I Put On Winter Honey Bee Hive Insulation Wraps?

As the weather starts to turn colder, beekeepers start looking ahead to when they need to put their bee wraps on their hives to keep their bees alive through the winter. New beekeepers often wonder when to wrap hives, because it's a new experience, and they start getting anxious about not getting
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You Know You're A Beekeeper When....

You get phone calls from the local post office asking you to please hurry in to pick up your bees, and you don't see what the big deal is about. You check out all of the labels and prices of the honey at every grocery store you go into. You come home from working on the bees and your kids hold t
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Italian Honey Bees

 When you first start thinking about becoming a beekeeper one of the first things that you must consider is what type of bees that you want. The most readily available bees are the Italian, Carniolan, Russian, Caucasian, Minnesota Hygenic Italian, Buckfast, and Cordovan Italian. The amount of
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Raw Honey - Amazing Health Benefits!

     Sure, everybody knows that honey is better for us than refined sugar (and it tastes so much better, too!), but did you know that Raw Honey is packed full of amazing health benefits as well? Listed below you find just a few of them.     Raw honey contains all of the
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Interesting facts about honey bees

    Honey bees are some of the most fascinating creatures around. Here are some really interesting facts about bees and the honey they produce; some of them you may already know, but some of them you may not know!Honey bees wings stroke 11,400 times per minute, which is what makes their d
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