Setting up a Beehive

Setting up a Beehive – Guidelines for Beginners

Guidelines to Setting up a Beehive. A beehive is the bees’ sanctuary. This is where they keep their larvae and process and store their food. Colonies of bees produce and store honey here. An apiary is a collection of beehives cared for by apiarists. You must have enough knowledge in caring for bees, how they…

What is a Beehive Compost Bin?

What is a Beehive Compost Bin? Article by Lec Watkins Since gaining notoriety as an overnight Harrods success, the beehive compost bin has grown in popularity in the United Kingdom. Now, gardening suppliers in the United States are starting to offer beehive compost bins too. But,…

Beehive Composters

Beehive Composters Article by Sarah Cowell You have to admit that the compost area isn’t usually the most beautiful part of the garden. In fact hiding black plastic cones (and wheelie bins!) can end up being a major part of the garden design especially in a…

Modern Beehive Basics

Modern Beehive Basics In the wild, bees will build their hive in a tree hollow or some similar structure. While perfectly good enough for the bees, in this location it was difficult for man to take their honey – hence the invention of artificial beehives, which have actually been around since about 2,500 BC. Currently…

How To Build A Beehive – 6 Tips

How To Build A Beehive – 6 Tips Article by Val Wilson When you start beekeeping, there are certain pieces of essential equipment. Most of these, you will have to buy, but when it comes to the beehive itself, you have a choice. You can buy…

Beehives: How to Attract These New Market Segments

Beehives: How to Attract These New Market Segments By the year 2025, the U.S. population is expected to increase by 25%, according to projections. This puts the nation on a growth path similar to the one experienced just after World War II, when the GIs came home and helped create the Baby Boom in the…