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Our Top 3 Unassembled Bee Hive Kits

In recent years, bee populations have been decreasing at an alarming rate. Factors such as the epidemic of colony collapse disorder, drastic climatic changes and mite infestations have all contributed to their dwindling numbers. So what can you do to ensure that these industrious beings don’t become extinct? Well, one […]

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How To Make A Bee Frame

How to Make Bee Frames from Scratch Assembling bee frames is a simple process, but it can be challenging for a new beekeeper. There are different types of frames, depending on your hive configuration. Wooden bee frames come in kits for easy assembly, but they may vary from one vendor […]

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6 Ways To Keep Ants Out Of Your Hives

Ants are like those overly friendly neighbors who go a little overboard. You let them borrow a cup of sugar one day, and before you know it, they’re having breakfast at your home every morning. The majority of ant species behave in this manner. They invade when your colony is […]

Beekeeping

How To Build A Hive Top Feeder

One of the best things about keeping bees is that these insects lead very independent lifestyles. Once they’ve formed a colony, they’ll be able to move and retrieve all kinds of resources from far and wide. They’ll also be in a position to make honey for their future needs. As […]

All About Honey

What to do with crystallized honey

Crystallized honey is still good to use. Some people believe that once honey crystallizes, this is a sign that it’s gone bad and needs to be thrown away. However, the opposite is true. Crystallization happens over time naturally or when the temperature drops as a way to preserve good honey. […]

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How many brood boxes should a hive have?

How Many Brood Boxes should a Hive Have? Setting up a new hive isn’t easy, especially for a beginner beekeeper. After buying all the necessary equipment, there’s still the question of whether you want to use all your brood boxes and supers or not. Offering the bees a place to […]