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uk beekeeping rules and regulations

UK Beekeeping Rules and Regulations

If you’re thinking about starting your journey in beekeeping, or have plans to expand your current beekeeping operations to something a little more than a personal hobby, there are some key rules and regulations you need to go over: Bees Act 1980 Covers the government’s powers of the control of […]

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State Beekeeping Rules and Regulations

If you’re thinking about starting a hive or expanding upon your beekeeping hobby, there will be some local and state regulations you’ll need to familiarise yourself with. Below is a list of beekeeping laws by state, as well as a list of state beekeeping associations, to help you get to […]

Move over ducks, Queen Bees quack too! [Here’s Why]

It turns out it’s not only ducks that quack. Researchers at Nottingham Trent University used sensitive vibration detectors, called accelerometers, to listen in on Honeybee hives. What they found, is that besides the regular buzzing sounds we all hear; queen honeybees make quacking and tooting noises. How Bees communicate Honeybees […]

Flow Hive 2 vs Flow Hive Classic

The Flow Hive 2 Review The concept of the Flow Hive beehive has impressed novice beekeepers ever since it first launched. The idea of “honey on tap” was intriguing to those that wanted a more convenient way to get their honey and an accessible route into the hobby. The original […]

How Bees Fly [10 Facts About How, When, and Why]

When I was young, I remember going on walks with my family in the summer. There was a field near our house that we’d always walk through. In the field there were an assortment wild flowers. Little splashes of color in the long grass. I’d always see bees on those […]

How To inspect Your Hive

Once you have set up your beehives and your bees have made their homes in them, you will need to start examining the hives at regular intervals to ensure everything is functioning as it should be. Bees are amazingly adaptive insects and they thrive with a little help from their […]

13 Ways To Prevent Bees From Swarming

There’s nothing quite as disheartening as realizing that your bees have up and taken off on you. You may think to yourself; “did I do something wrong?” And “How can I make sure this doesn’t happen again?” Well, swarming does happen, plus certain species of bees are more prone to […]