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    Top Beekeeping Prime Day Deals

    It’s Prime Day for Amazon. If you haven’t heard of Prime Day before, it is an annual 2 day shopping event that features some of the lowest prices on items that you’ll see all year. This year, Prime Day falls on July 12 – 13. There are so many things on sale, including beekeeping supplies. Read on to see some of the top beekeeping prime day deals I have found so far. Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This is at no cost to you and helps to keep this website running. 1. $60 off This Beehive This beehive is $60 off during Prime Day. That…

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    What Do Beekeepers Wear?

    When people think of bees, the first thing they think about is getting stung.  On TV bees are often portrayed stinging and attacking people. The truth is, bees are generally not aggressive.  They really do not want to sting us. The only time a bee will sting is if they feel that their hive is being threatened or if you accidentally hurt them.  Beekeepers handle bees so much that getting stung once in a while is inevitable. Luckily, there are special clothes that protect beekeepers from stings. So, what do beekeepers wear to keep them safe?   Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This is at no…

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    Benefits of a Beehive Frame Grip

    Hive inspections are a critical part of beekeeping.  In order to do hive inspections you must lift a frame out of the box to inspect the brood.  A good brood pattern means that you have a healthy colony.   Lifting the frames out of the box can be a little tricky though.  Frames can get heavy and sometimes propolis makes them stick to the box.  Normally a hive tool does the trick of levering the frame out of the box, but there is a better option – a beehive frame grip. What is a Beehive Frame Grip? Beehive frame grips are used to remove a frame from a brood box or…

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    The Best Bee Hive Frames for Sale

    In this day and age, making use of bee hive frames is an efficient way of beekeeping. The best bee hive frames put the available space in your bee hives to good use. There are several very good reasons why you need to use bee hive frames if you are a commercial beekeeper. For one thing, the best bee hive frames for sale are perfectly designed and suited for many different hive sizes. They also help your honey bees when it comes to making honey by giving them a guide as to where to build comb. But perhaps the best reason why you would appreciate the best bee hive frames…

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    Best Bee Hive For Beginners

    Beekeeping is an incredibly interesting and rewarding hobby.  It dates back to 10,000 years ago, and is now having a surge of popularity. Urban beekeeping, or backyard beekeeping has been popping up everywhere due to recent interest in sustainability.  If you are interested in beekeeping, this article will discuss the benefits of beekeeping and the best bee hive for beginners. Disclosure: As an affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases. This is at no cost to you and helps to keep this website running. Benefits of Beekeeping  Honey The best known benefit of beekeeping is the delicious honey you get to harvest. Fresh honey from your own hive tastes so much…

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    Beginning Beekeeping Supplies – What You Need To Get Started

    You’ve done your research on bees, got your hive picked out, and found the perfect spot for it.  Now what? Other than a hive and bees, there are a few beginning beekeeping supplies that are necessary for beekeepers.  If you bought a complete beehive starter kit you may already have all or most of these items. If not, don’t worry. They are all easily found online.   The beginning beekeeping supplies you will need are: a hive, bee suit, veil, bee gloves, bee smoker, hive tool, uncapping tool, and a brush. Beekeeping is such a rewarding hobby, for both humans and bees.  Humans need bees, as they are responsible for pollinating…