Backyard Beekeeping Gaining Popularity in Maryland
Honeybees may be struggling worldwide, but Maryland is seeing a boom in amateur beekeepers. Despite a worrisome decline in the bee population over the last decade, the number of people registering as beekeepers with the state continues to grow—1,872 currently, up from 1,362 four years ago—according to the Maryland Department of Agriculture.
Protect Your Local Pollinators With A DIY Bee Watering Station - Off Grid World
A DIY bee watering station is a very simple and cheap project that will allow you to do your part in helping bees and other pollinators.
6 Tips to Winterizing Bee Hives | A Life of Heritage
These 6 tips to winterizing bee hives will give you and your bees the boost they need to get through the winter months into spring and blooming flowers!
15 Essential Beekeeping Equipment Every Beekeeper Can't Live Without
Do you want to start becoming a beekeeper? Make sure you have these 15 essential beekeeping equipment that will make your work much easier.
We may have figured out what's killing the bees. Are we brave enough to save them?
When I'm an old lady, I want to have summer picnics with my grandkids. We'll make blackberry pie and caprese salad. We'll slice up some watermelon and get totally messy. Unless, of course, the bees all die before then.
How to Split Your Beehive With a New Queen and Prevent Swarming
Don't let your bees swarm in unwanted areas. Here's how to identify when they're about to swarm and how to split your beehive so the swarm doesn't happen.
Become a Beekeeper: 8 Steps to Getting Started with Honeybees • The Prairie Homestead
Beekeeping is one of those things that utterly fascinates me, but I haven’t added any bees to my homestead… YET. In the meantime, I love learning from homestead beekeepers such as Amy from The Vomiting Chicken. Not only are bees a wonderful addition to a homestead of any size, keeping bees has much greater importance than […]
How to Capture Bee Swarms Into a Bee Hive
Learn to capture bee swarms easily and effectively with this simple procedure. Capturing bee swarms protects bees and people by acquiring them a proper home
How to Catch a Bee Swarm - Carolina Honeybees
Learn how to catch a bee swarm from a tree or swarm trap. Captured honey bee swarms are valuable and can grow into productive hives.
Beehive Deadouts in Winter - Carolina Honeybees
Finding a beehive deadout in Winter is upsetting to any beekeeper. Why do hives die in Winter and what can you do to give them a better chance of survival?