Category: Instructionals

These are slightly more detailed collection of articles with specific instructions on how to do things around the apiary.

Honey in Skincare

We are working on our honey-based skincare products to add to our shop. As we read and discover all of the natural remedies for age old skin conditions and problems, honey is a consistent staple. Honey has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and anti-viral properties and is… Continue Reading “Honey in Skincare”

Hive Maintenance – Sanitation

Sanitation in your apiary aids in the biosecurity of the hive and promotes overall health for your honey bee friends.

Making Beautiful Wax

I spent some time watching YouTube videos and looking up tips and tricks for rendering beautiful wax and this lady has all the facts.

Varroa Management Through Screened Bottom Boards

The theory behind this method is to allow the mites that fall off of their host bees to fall through the mesh and out of the hive. 

Installing Your New Bees

Here is a short instructional on installing your Package Bees or Nucleus Colony.