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...
Super Crazy Bees!

Super Crazy Bees!

Beekeepers, like bees, tend to have a language of their own. To the non-beekeeper, or newbee, the technical jargon beekeepers use can become rather confusing. The other day when speaking to a non-beekeeper, I casually mentioned we were out the day before...