An insight to the addicting world of beekeeping

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People who have been beekeepers for years will tend to bees without a veil or without a smoker. However, each one of them will always take their hive tool with them. Why the Hive Tool? Honeybees will “glue” everything together… Continue Reading…

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Too often people tell me that they love honeybees but they are allergic to bee stings. Later in the conversation I find out there was a big misunderstanding of what they thought they were actually allergic to. The descriptions of… Continue Reading…

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What do worker bees do?

It is always important to do your homework on any particular hobby before just divulging yourself into it. With beekeeping it’s even more important to know what you are looking at when opening up a hive. Honeybees can tell you… Continue Reading…

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“I’m a beekeeper.” A typical line I use when people ask me what my hobbies are. This is usually followed by wide eyes and the question of why I chose such a hobby. I even received looks of either disgust… Continue Reading…

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