Want to spread your love for beekeeping while helping others and exploring the world?  Then this information should be of interest to you.  Recently Winrock International reached out to us asking to pass along information about their volunteer beekeeping programs.  While we’ve not had a chance to participate in this ourselves we figured you might…

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Great Old Beekeeping Video

The wonderful thing about the Internet is that it’s constantly turning up new and interesting information and often old and historic information too!  In this case we’ve found a wonderful old video about beekeeping called Bee City, circa 1951.  It’s a relatively short film about the life of the honey bee with interesting shots that…

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We recently received a question from a follower on how to put foundation into frames.  Depending on the frames the procedure can be drastically different. If you purchased a kit from us (when we still sold them) then you’ll have one of the easiest times ever putting foundation into the frames… simply slide the foundation…

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We’ve often had questions about making your own bee equipment and why you can’t just put bees into anything.  The truth is you can put bees into anything, assuming you don’t want to harvest honey! In the wild bees will indeed make their homes in many different spaces and since they aren’t planning for inspections…

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Ants in the Beehive

Not too long ago we received a question from a follower about ants.  Big or small ants are usually dealt with by a strong hive, but in the spring or when a hive is weak your bees might not be able to fight off the little pests. So what to do?  As we all know…

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