Honey in the comb!

Honey in the comb!

A while back we wrote an article in which we tried to clear up some of the confusion around the term “raw honey”. If you want to get really technical, perhaps the only correct definition of the term is honey still in the comb, or simply “comb...
What beekeepers do in the winter

What beekeepers do in the winter

Sometime ago, we posted an article about what bees do in the winter. It occurred to us, that our readers might be wondering what the keepers of bees do in the winter as well. The answer to that of course depends on what kind of beekeeper you’re talking about....
What Is Raw Honey?

What Is Raw Honey?

One of the most frequent questions we get asked by honey customers is: is your honey raw?  Interestingly enough, almost nobody asks us: what is raw honey?  Just for fun, for a while whenever somebody would ask if our honey was raw, I would answer by asking them what...
Tutorial (4) – Buying Bees

Tutorial (4) – Buying Bees

Our previous article provided some guidance on the essential equipment you will need to keep bees. Now it’s time to talk about the bees themselves. As a new beekeeper you have a number of options available to you when it comes to getting honeybees for your new hive....
Tutorial (3): Beekeeping Equipment

Tutorial (3): Beekeeping Equipment

There is no end to the various types of beekeeping you can purchase for your beekeeping hobby.  Beekeepers are constantly inventing new gadgets to simplify beekeeping, and the bee supply companies are more than happy to peddle them.  In this article we will take a...