Category Archives for Bee Keeping

Capturing a Bee Swarm and How to Build Bee Colonies

Building a colony The simplest way is to buy an entire colony, or a nucleus, from a dealer. A colony consists of ten combs, a queen, a brood chamber, stores of honey and pollen and about 40,000 bees, while a … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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Bee-keeping Equipment

Costs and equipment If you buy new equipment the initial capital outlay in setting up as a bee-keeper is fairly high. But here again your local bee-keeping association will give you advice, and may be able to suggest a source … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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Keeping Bees: The Basics and Where to Keep Bees

Keeping bees In a sense, honey is a product of the sun, for it is made from the nectar secreted by myriads of spring and summer flowers. Both nectar and pollen are collected by bees, the nectar in a honey … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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