Category Archives: Beekeeping 101

Beekeeping for Beginners: Bee Stings 101

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Being a beekeeper is one of the most rewarding and fun hobbies/careers anyone can pursue! It’s engaging and really takes you out of your comfort zone depending on what you do. However, it obviously means you’re going to get some bee stings. When I first started beekeeping, bee stings were my biggest fear. If I’m […]

7 Essential Beekeeping Equipment that Every Beginner Needs

beekeeper brushing bee frame with beekeeping equipment

There are so many benefits to keeping bees, from the new knowledge and skill to being able to harvest your own honey and products, beekeeping is an amazing hobby to embark on. However, there is so much information out there and learning about beekeeping can quickly feel overwhelming. This is why we compiled a list […]

Beekeeping For Beginners: How To Catch a Swarm of Bees

Catching a swarm of bees is a great way to get cheap bees (cause we all know there’s no such thing as ‘free’ bees!). Swarming is the process bees do in order to reproduce. This usually happens when a colony has outgrown its space. The colony will begin to create queen cells for a new […]

Beekeeping for Beginners: 6 Things You Should Consider

Beekeeping for Beginners - Hive Box and Hive Tool

Beekeeping is one of the most rewarding hobbies a person can have. You’re not only learning a vital skill, you’re also helping to keep our honey bee population thriving. However, backyard beekeeping can seem a little daunting for someone who is just starting out. Beekeeping for beginners can be intimidating but it doesn’t have to be. If […]

Essential Beekeeping Gear for South Florida + Tropical Climates

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When you first start beekeeping, there are many things you need to learn. One of the most important is learning about the necessary beekeeping gear for your future bees. There are many different types of beekeeping gear available online and locally, which can differ depending on your geographic location. We are located in South Florida (where […]