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Backyard Beekeeping

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Where is the Best Location for a Beehive

In this series, backyard beekeeping for beginners, I hope to share some important things to think about before beginning the journey of keeping bees.

Flow Hive: No Thank You

In the last month or two, I’d say a link to an article or video about the Flow Hive has been posted on my Facebook wall probably two dozen times. I’m not complaining. I love that I have…

Beekeeping 101 - What beginner beekeepers need to know

Learn what all beginner beekeepers need to know before they get bees. How to set up the apiary, where to buy bees, what beekeeping supplies are needed, and other beekeeping questions are answered in this article.

Leave a dish of water out for bees to drink from — with a cork, stone, or twig for them to land on.

Bees — they're just like us: thirsty and a bit clumsy! According to Shaw, water is an ingredient of "bee bread," which is a mix of pollen, water, and enzymes that bees store and ferment to feed developing larvae. Adding twigs, moss, rocks, or mud to the water gives the bees something to land on so they're less at risk of falling into the water and drowning. To deter mosquitos, change your water at least once a week.

How To Start Beekeeping

How does one become a beekeeper? There are many ways to start beekeeping, however, by taking certain steps ahead of time you'll maximize your success, save money, and have more fun!

How a TikTok-Famous Beekeeper Takes Care of 5 Million Bees in Central Texas

We talked with Erika Thompson of Texas Bee Works about her weirdest bee removal this year and how working with bees has changed the way she eats.

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Our favourite part about beekeeping, is the fresh honey. There is nothing like tasting that real, sweet honey right from the hive and chewing that bit of beeswax you get with it. To learn more about bees, backyard beekeeping or honey/wax, follow us on Pinterest, or check out our backyard beekeeping section of the blog, linked to this pin! :D
This fresh, black soil comes from the scraps of food and lawn clippings from the year before. We throw everything in the compost in our backyard, turn it 1-2X, water it often & use it in the spring every year. There is nothing a garden loves more than getting a fresh dose of healthy compost, full of nutrients! The chickens sure know it :) FOLLOW us for more backyard inspo & ideas including backyard chickens, gardening vegetables, fruit, berries, herbs and flowers as well as backyard beekeeping.