Tag Archives: beekeeping

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 […]

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 […]

Vegan and Honey: Why You Should Support Beekeepers

Honey Bees on Frames

Following a Vegan lifestyle is trending now more than ever. There are so many people who are opening their eyes to how cruel factory farming is and how much it is impacting our Earth. While the transportation sector is responsible for a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions, Animal Agriculture alone is responsible for so […]

Top 5 Beekeeping Books – Beekeeping For Beginners and Experts

Hand holding book called Buzz

Whether you’re a beginner beekeeper or have years of experience, learning never stops in the bee world. There is a lot of information out there on honey bees and keeping them in the form of books, videos, seminars, and classes. We started learning about bees by watching videos and reading books! In fact, we still […]