Mating, murder, and mutiny. Every royal tale ever told seems to be full of it. The monarchy of a beehive is no exception. From laying to slaying, the queen's role & reign expands over the entire hive through a series of verbal and nonverbal communication. This informative account will seize the story behind the honey bees, their 5 stages, and the 3 very peculiar lives they live.
If you're looking at your 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, how they work with the rest of the hive, and some secret tricks you wouldn't find anywhere else but here.
Congratulations on receiving your new hive! Now that it's here, it's time to put it all together. In this article we take you through a step by step tutorial on how to assemble all 3 of our brands. Including a video, details on how dovetails work, tip son how to avoid splitting wood, and an in depth explanation on how to assemble the frames & foundations.
Choosing where to place a beehive apiary is one of the hardest decisions a new beekeeper has to make. The 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.
Now that you've got a good spot picked out and your hive is all assembled, you're ready to go. There's only one last step holding you back from breaking your bee fever and becoming a beekeeper - owning a colony of bees. This article is an helpful guide to, Finding Swarms, Baiting Swarms, Splitting Hives, Buying Packages of Bees, and Purchasing Nucs of Bees.
Collecting the clues, reading the signs & symptoms, diagnosing the problem, and then trying out different solutions. This little puzzle we got going on - that's where the real gratification's at. But, where do you start? What kind of clues are you even looking for?