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  • DIY Honeybee Feeder Bags & June Gap
    DIY Honeybee Feeder Bags & June Gap
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    June gap is a tough time for bee colonies because there is a shortage of food for the bees. It is a very strange phenomenon that occurs in United Kingdom and some other countries of the world. The term June gap refers to the shortage of nectar and pollen for the bees. This makes the survival of the colonies a lot more difficult.

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  • Six fascinating ways honeybees communicate
    Six fascinating ways honeybees communicate
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    A strong colony of honeybees works together buzzing and whirring. During summer, a productive hive will have 50,000 or more members, only then a colony is considered fully mature. Every bee in the hive is assigned with a job. Every little yellow bud strives hard foraging and collecting nectar, feeding the young larvae, producing honey and ensure the colony is enriched with food for surviving a week or more. The key factor behind this successful and efficient work is healthy communication.

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  • How To Divide Your Beehive In Two Parts
    How To Divide Your Beehive In Two Parts
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    Keeping bees is an amazing thing that only beekeepers can understand. There is a lot of fun and challenges involve in beekeeping. One of the things that you can struggle with is to divide your beehive into two groups. It is really a confusing task to divide one beehive into two different beehives.

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  • Would you like to test the quality of the honey you bought? Here are some tips.
    Would you like to test the quality of the honey you bought? Here are some tips.
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    Honey contains so many nutritions that can help our body in different ways. But if the honey is not real or impure, then it will not only lose the nutritions but also becomes harmful for our health.    Many people sell artificial honey that can be dangerous for your health to make some extra money. It becomes really important to test the honey before you consume it.   There are so many ways to find out if the honey is pure or not. 

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  • Tips to clean a dead beehive and reuse it
    Tips to clean a dead beehive and reuse it
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    Beekeeping is a fun hobby that is increasingly popular due to reports of a reduction in the number of bees on the planet. Bees are our friends and the key to keeping a green and beautiful planet as they pollinate plants. With beekeeping, you can create a nice home for the bees to form colonies and do what they do best!

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  • Wooden beehives vs. Plastic beehives
    Wooden beehives vs. Plastic beehives
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    Beekeeping is a fun and rewarding hobby. However, there is quite a lot to learn if you decide to begin beekeeping as a hobby. For example, are wooden or plastic beehives better? Traditionally, wood is preferred due as it is natural, and bees take a greater liking towards them. On the other hand, plastic has also proven to be very applicable in the making of beehives. There are also a number of factors to consider before settling on the material for your hive. These include insulation,...

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  • Things To Know About Freezing Honey
    Things To Know About Freezing Honey
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    The most important thing for a beekeeping farm is to store the honey safely and conveniently. There are so many ways practiced by farms to store the honey, but the ‘freezing honey’ process is still the widely used way to store and preserve the honey on a large scale.

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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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  • Is Flowhive Bad For Your Bees?
    Is Flowhive Bad For Your Bees?
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    In the past few years, the beekeeping process is getting improved constantly due to advancements in technologies. According to a report, the population of bees worldwide increased by 3% when compared to the year 2017. Flow hive is a modern beehive design which makes the process of honey extraction easier. Flow hives is designed by two Australian beekeepers, it is an advanced form of the very popular Langstroth beehive. This hive eliminated the need of honey extractor and makes the honey...

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  • How To Get Bees For Your Flow Hive
    How To Get Bees For Your Flow Hive
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    The process of harvesting honey is dangerous and undoubtedly tricky. It requires a lot of experience and expertise to raise a healthy colony of bees that earns you money. The process of collecting honey is not only messy but also difficult and dangerous because you might get stung by the bees. This is also a traumatic experience to your bees as well. Thus to make this process easier for you and your bees, two Australian beekeepers invested a new type of beehive. The beehive is known as Flow...

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  • How To Check If You Have A Strong Hive
    How To Check If You Have A Strong Hive
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    Assessing the strength of the beehive is one of the most important jobs for the beekeeper. There are different methods and ways you can use to determine exactly how strong your beehive is. 

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  • Honey Bees Life in the Hive
    Honey Bees Life in the Hive
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    A honey bee colony could be said as a single organism. Bees are some of the most fascinating creatures and they work in collaboration with each other in a perfectly organized way. The life of a bee is just for its colony. Learning about the life of a bee is very important if you are planning to do beekeeping.

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