A Nuc is a miniature colony that beekeepers use to start a new beehive. Nucs are the most common type of packaging when it comes to buying or selling live bees. From buying a Nuc to installing it successfully, this article will go over every step you need to know.READ MORE
The reason you purchase a mouse guard is obvious -- to keep mice out while still letting bees in. Some may ask, are mice really an issue? The answer is a resounding yes! What mouse wouldn't want access to an abundance of honey and heat during the winter? Not only will mice eat your honey, but they'll destroy your comb.
Mating, murder, and mutiny. Every royal tale ever told seems to be full of it. The monarchy of a beehive is no exception. This informative account will seize the story behind the honey bees, their 5 stages and the 3 very peculiar lives they live.READ MORE
If you're looking at an online beehive kit like it's algebra, then reading this article will be a perfect guide to get you comfortable with how a beehive works. It explains all the ins and outs of every part of a beehive with great detail. It'll explain what the pieces are, what they're called, what their purpose is, what features you'll want to look for, how they work with the rest of the hive, how some of the experts use them and of course, some secret tricks you wouldn't find anywhere else but here.READ MORE
Choosing where to place a beehive apiary is one of the hardest decisions a new beekeeper has to make. Your bee hives' location depends on how your backyard is set up. Do you have a lot of trees? Are you on a hill? Does your yard stay wet after the rain? There are plenty of elements you should consider. In this article we've compiled the top 10 factors when considering where to place a beehive.READ MORE