Is the Langstroth style hive for you?

The Langstroth style beehive is by far the most popular. We’re going to break it down into its purpose and parts to find out if this is the right style for your needs. The links on this website may contain affiliate links. This means that I may receive a commission if you decide to make…

5 Steps to setting up an apiary

There’s a lot of hobbies in life that can be quite overwhelming; things like cattle farming, having a baby, finding yourself up the creek without a paddle, and yes even beekeeping. Fear not! Here are 5 easy steps for you to consider in order to create your very own Apiary! The links on this website…

What to do when your hive is queen-less

Hive inspections can be fun, intriguing, painful and sometimes alarming. When you discover that one of your hives has no eggs, older brood, or any other sign of a queen, it’s easy to panic and go into red alert! Here are steps that you can take if you find yourself in red alert. The links…

How to process beeswax

If you’ve never rendered your beeswax usable before then it can be a bit confusing and perhaps even overwhelming. And if you leave your wax cappings laying around without processing them, you’re inviting Wax Moth in for a feast. Today I’m going to show you each step of how to process your beeswax for small…

The 3 ways to acquire honey bees

How and where do you get bees? This is a common question in the world of beekeeping. If you want to know how to get bees then you’re in the right place. The good news is that there’s more than one way, each with their own pros & cons. Let’s get some bees! The links…

The Price we pay for Honey

How much should honey cost? One of the biggest concerns I had when first selling honey was not overpricing it nor just ‘giving it away’. It takes a lot of effort to manage well-productive beehives. And there will always be those potential customers that complain that honey is ‘too expensive.’ Today I’m going to show…