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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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  • How To Check The Purity Of Honey
    How To Check The Purity Of Honey
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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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  • Plastic vs. Wax foundation
    Plastic vs. Wax foundation
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    A good foundation to begin your beekeeping journey is very important. This foundation is to kickstart the bees to build their own honeycomb, providing the exact size for the bees to make. Beekeepers can control the size as they require increased productivity. Foundations are also important to help new colonies adapt to a new beehive.

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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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  • Why are Your Bees Not Using their Super?
    Why are Your Bees Not Using their Super?
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    Beekeeping is not an easy job to do. There are various challenges that you have to overcome month after month and it is a never-ending cycle. One of the many challenges that a beekeeper has to go through is to solve the problem of their bees not using the super. There is no one reason as to why the bees are not using the super, it can be either one or more than one reason behind it.

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  • Unknown Facts About Queen Bees
    Unknown Facts About Queen Bees
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    Like every group needs and has a leader to thrive in nature, the same is with bees. The leader of the bees is their queen bee. It is different in shape and size from the brooders or worker bees. Bees are very famous for producing honey, but if their queen bee dies, the group needs to find a new queen bee for themselves or else they will die.

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  • Pros And Cons Of Rooftop Hives
    Pros And Cons Of Rooftop Hives
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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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  • 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 Clean Your Bee Smoker
    How To Clean Your Bee Smoker
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    One of the most common tools for any professional beekeeper is their bee smoker. Bee smoker is used to turning off the alarming senses of guard bees so that they won’t attack the beekeeper when they open it. It makes the bees calm in a manner. When the bee smoker is used, the bees start storing honey in their bodies, interpreting the smoke like a forest fire so that they can go somewhere else and make a new home. When this happens, the bees become lethargic to sting because of storing a lot...

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