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Sarah chose her hive, she decided where to locate it. Now it’s time to obtain her bees. A package of bees or a swarm?
Sarah considers her beehive location – grade, environmental protections, flight directions and permanence.
The result of 50 years of research, the Warre beehive is designed to mimic bees in nature as much as possible. We look at it’s design and components, as well as the operational aspects of owning a Warre hive.
It’s not uncommon for the laymen to harbor a fear of bees. But a little digging shows they are far more docile than many consider.
There are more associations between beekeeping and Easter than you might imagine.
Propolis is more than just that sticky substance that makes it difficult to move your frames – it plays a crucial role in a hive’s health and even has benefits for humans too!
The top bar hive has emerged as a popular alternative to the Langstroth for people who are looking to avoid heavy lifting and/or enjoy a more natural approach to beekeeping.
Although beekeeping is a time-honored tradition, it is constantly evolving and new trends and technology emerging to aide beekeepers – and save the bees.