Become A Beekeeper
Learn how to start beekeeping and become a beekeeper
In this tutorial we will walk you through everything you need to know and prepare in order to become a beekeeper.
We understand that you are overwhelmed with so much information. So let us walk you through all of that step by step. We will try our best to make it as simple and understandable as possible.
- Requirements and considerations (allergies, place for the apiary, expenses, laws...) - How to prepare the apiary and storage for beekeeping equipment - Beekeeping equipment - Beehive and its parts - Options for buying bees: package bees, nucleus, fully developed colony - What to do when you finally bring the bees to your apiary
Amazing Honey Bee Colony
Learn about amazing life and organization of a honey bee colony
As a beekeeper beginner you should learn all the basics about honey bee colonies before you get your own bees.
There is a lot of information and it can be overwhelming sometimes but we will show you all the basics you need to know.
Members of the colony (workers, drones and queen) - How they function together - Colony throughout the seasons - Summer and winter bees - Their food (honey, bee bread and royal jelly) - Brood (open, closed, worker and drone brood, queen cells, eggs, larvae, pupae) - Nursing bees, forage bees, home bees, guard bees...
Learn basic things about the queen bee - queen cells - development - how to find her - replacement - new queen introduction - problems - and more...
Is your hive queenless?
For some reason you suspect that your hive lost its queen. Let’s find out together
Learn how to properly prepare your honey bee colonies for winter