15 Gifts for the Beekeepers in Your Family

Gifts for Beekeepers

The holiday season has arrived! It really is the most wonderful time of the year. However, sometimes buying gifts for loved ones can be difficult as the years pass. It’s especially difficult thinking of gifts for beekeepers! Personally, I try to only purchase very meaningful gifts or a gift that will be used often for […]

Top Gardening Books for Beginners

Vegetable Garden Books

It’s no secret that gardening is on the rise. People are starting to grow their own food and plants again for the health benefits and well because it’s fun! However, gardening can be complicated for a beginner. Books are a great way to learn all about gardening. Here are the best gardening books for the […]

How To Start a Vegetable Garden – Starting a Garden From Scratch

Starting a garden is one of the best hobbies anyone can do. Gardening has so many benefits, from helping the environment to improving mental health, it’s a hobby that everyone should consider. My favorite part of gardening is the ability to grow my very own food! I know what was used in the soil and […]

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 […]

How You Can Help the Bees + Other Pollinators

Bumble bee and honey bees on sunflowers

It’s no secret that there are many issues going on with our environment right now, from climate change to habitat loss, it can seem a little daunting to do anything to help. However, there are many simple things that you can do to help! One of the easiest ways to help the environment is to help […]

How To Start A Pollinator Garden in South Florida

Bee on yellow flower

Around the world, people and communities are realizing how important pollinators are to our environment and livelihood. However, pollinators everywhere are in decline, due to climate change, habitat loss, and pesticide use. There are many ways we can help save our pollinators but one of the best ways is by creating a pollinator garden. Plant […]

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 […]

Are All Wild Honey Bees Africanized? Here’s The Complicated Truth and How We Can Still Save Them.

You’ve heard the term “killer bees” and harrowing stories of thousands of bees attacking people. While some of these stories are true, most of the time they are extremely exaggerated. But what are these “killer bees” exactly? Africanized honey bees are a specific race of honey bee. This means they’re the same bees that make […]

Essential Beekeeping Gear for South Florida + Tropical Climates

Beekeeping Gear on bench surrounded by flowering plants.

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 […]