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  • How Do Your Bees Reproduce?
    How Do Your Bees Reproduce?
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    Honey bees are interesting creatures and yet are very less talked about. And so, knowing anything at all about them is very scarce. So, today, let us see about the most important and beautiful process of reproduction in honey bees. Here is a brief light on how do your bees reproduce.

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  • Top 10 Bee-Friendly Flowers
    Top 10 Bee-Friendly Flowers
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    As a beekeeper, It is very important for you to safeguard the health of your bees and keep them happy as well. One of the best ways to ensure that your bees are safe and healthy is to provide them with a healthy environment. Since the bees are usually in your garden or forest area, you can ensure that the plants surrounding the hive are good for them.

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  • How To Safely Provide Water To Bees
    How To Safely Provide Water To Bees
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    Water is a very important requirement of life and without it, life is not possible. All organism needs water to survive. Like other animals, honey bees also need water source year-round. Honey bees require a water source that should not get dry in summers, should not drown them and should not be shared with other pets. Honey bees not only use the water to drink but also use it for other reasons too. In summer, bees spread the water droplets at the boundaries of brood comb and with the help of...

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  • Equalization of Bee Colonies
    Equalization of Bee Colonies
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    The aim to strengthen weak and strong colonies of bees in the apiary is termed as equalization of bee colonies. This is done by providing the weak colony with some added bees from a strong colony or by giving them extra brood. Weak colonies are weak because of having less number of foraging bees, slow to build up, produce little honey even if they have sufficient amount of nectar flow and they cannot develop into strong colony if left alone. Thus, it is important to strengthen the weak bees...

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  • Understanding Mason Jar Beekeeping
    Understanding Mason Jar Beekeeping
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    Mason jar beekeeping is the latest invention of beekeeping that is ideal for small places. You can install it at the rooftop, suburban backyard, or at similar places easily. This beekeeping process does not differ much from the ordinary hives. Here, some mason jars are fitted inside the ordinary hives. The bees will utilize the jars for making comb and honey. So, the jars will be filled with bee honey. Designing a Mason jar beekeeping is too simple. You need to have some woods, mason jars...

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  • How Many Beehives You Can Manage Alone?
    How Many Beehives You Can Manage Alone?
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    If you are into beekeeping, you might be wondering about how many beehives you can manage. You might be confused about how much you can handle. When you are starting out in beekeeping, you might get carried away and bite off more than you can chew. There are various factors to be considered when you are getting yourself into beekeeping. You need to carefully assess your abilities and other elements before you make a decision.

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  • What Does The Varroa Mite Do To Bees?
    What Does The Varroa Mite Do To Bees?
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    Varroa mites can destroy colonies of bees and they can go undetected for a long time. Hence it is necessary to keep bee vigilant of these sangerous parasites else they can consume the colony of bees in no time.

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  • How To Combine Your 2 Beehives
    How To Combine Your 2 Beehives
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    There are times when it becomes vital to combine two beehives to convert it into a robust colony. For example, when a beehive is queen-less, it is too weak, or else two hives are weak. Combining two beehives is definitely a simple and easy task. But this should be done gradually. Dumping the hives from one to another will not work at all. It takes time and the whole thing will happen slowly and gradually. Merging two hives through a small piece of newspaper is very popular and this is...

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  • How to Protect Bees Against Varroa Mites?
    How to Protect Bees Against Varroa Mites?
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    Bees have been struggling against Varroa mites from ages, and beekeepers are trying to deal with this problem to keep their hives safe. A number of natural, chemical, and medicinal products as well as techniques are available in the market to reduce and even eliminate the problem of Varroa mites. But the problem is which method to trust and what to avoid? Here in this article, we shall see the medication as well as natural ways to keep the mite’s problem at bay. So, here is how you should...

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  • Pros And Cons Of Rooftop BeeHives
    Pros And Cons Of Rooftop BeeHives
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    Rooftop hives are getting quite common these days. Whenever we are looking for a new location for our beehive, we generally consider rooftop for this purpose. Of course, you can keep your beehive on your rooftop as it is a discrete location, but there are also few disadvantages which you should keep in your mind if you are thinking of placing your beehive on your rooftop. So today, we are going to discuss the major pros and cons of rooftop hives, which will help you decide whether it is a...

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  • Vita Apiguard for Varroa Mite Control review
    Vita Apiguard for Varroa Mite Control review
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    The Varroa mite also referred to as the Varroa destructor is an external parasite that attacks and feed on the hemolymph of the honey bees. They cause a disease called varroosis that cripples and deforms the bees. Amongst the several treatments that are available in the market, one of them is Vita Apigurad for Varroa Mite Control. Here is a review on its effectiveness.

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  • How to Select the Apiary Site?
    How to Select the Apiary Site?
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    Having an apiary in a good site can give you a great harvest of honey and keep your honey bees in perfect health. The bee colonies will probably attract a lot of diseases if they are moved around a lot. The idea is to give them a permanent location where they can collect pollen and nectar peacefully and have a healthy life cycle.

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