Category: Backyard Apiary

This section tailors to the backyard beekeeper and basic apiary information. We explore strategies, definitions, and the basics of beekeeping in this topic.

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Apiary Lingo – Types of Beehives

Among the man-made hives, there are many types. Langstroth, Warre and top bar hive are the commonly used. Let us delve into the specifics of these hives.

Honeybees – About Honey

How bees make honey, why humans love it, and what we use it for.

The Superorganism

Bees are inspiring creatures. They create their own food through foraging without damaging the plant they feed from. They do not waste anything – putting the wax, propolis, pollen, water, honey to work in an impressively efficient way.

Rotating Comb

Rotating comb for a healthier bee colony is a natural beekeeping technique that encourages better pattern in egg laying, better egg and honey production and a reduction of diseases by removing old and possibly contaminated comb.