Category Archives: beekeeping

Honeybee NectarFlow-Black Locust Trees

Beekeepers, like farmers, still look outside in the natural world to gauge how to manage their honey crop. Black Locust blooming is a beekeeper sign to super up their hive for excess honey to harvest. Continue reading

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Build the Buzz-Beekeeping Revolution

Beekeepers with new ideas, energy, and ways of doing things are transforming the apiary yard to something that beekeepers from 50 years ago wouldn’t recognize. Continue reading

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Honeybee Nuc 101

Want to start your own beehive? The bee Nuc, a miniature working beehive is the best and fastest way to start. Continue reading

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Lavender Honey-Scented Body Butter

Expensive to buy, but easy to make using ingredients found at any drug store, body butter is a perfect antidote for winter dry skin. Following a simple recipe with tools found in any kitchen, you can whip up a batch in less than an hour. Continue reading

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Honey-Eternal Shelf Life & Other Amazing Facts

Many people don’t know how to store of care for their honey after it leaves the hive. Find out how to enjoy honey and all it’s health benefits long after a bee has touched it. Continue reading

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Extracting the Flavor Of The Year-Honey

Honey has reached “classic” status after it was named Flavor of the Year for 2015. Find out how to extract this new “classic” flavor from the hive. Continue reading

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Pollinator Week

A presidential task force has been created to study the plight of bees, both native and non-native bees, and other insect pollinators. Go to The Great Sunflower Project to get more information on how to help out the bees. Continue reading

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Bee Swarm Videos

Videos of bees swarming is incredible. the whole process takes about 20 minutes. Continue reading

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Swarming of the Bees

Swarming is a natural process for bees to reproduce but beekeepers are always trying to prevent this because they won’t get the extra honey production for the year. Continue reading

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The Great Sunflower Project – The Backyard Bee Count

Would you like to help out native bees and honey bees? Plant Lemon Queen Sunflowers and start counting bee visits as the flower bloom and mature to add to the data base for North America so that scientists can study bees better. Continue reading

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