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Introduction to the Rose Beehive

As a beekeeper there are a number of beekeeping kits, equipment and tools, without which raising bees become impossible. The beehive is on the top of the list and should be chosen wisely. Various hive designs are out there in the market and you have to consider their features before settling for one. The Rose beehive is not a popular concept, but it is one that has been gaining more attention in the recent past. The design is attributed to Tim Rowe, the brain behind it. The hive is described as simple and great for raising honeybees. In this article we shall find out more about the Rose beehive and it will be up to you to decide whether it is something worth trying.

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Flowers That Will Attract Bees to Your Outdoor Space

Flowers That Will Attract Bees

When attracting bees, most of us know that meadow plants are effective and those ornamental borders. Yet rather than commit to such a radical overhaul of your garden, instead you can plant some bulbs soon that will make your outside area a haven for bees and all other pollinators. Start thinking now, as you will want some to flower in the earliest months of next year, helping our insects throughout the late winter months too. Here is a list of spring flowers you can use to attract the bees and do a little bit for the natural world.

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Testing the Purity and Quality of Honey

Purity and Quality of Honey

Testing the purity and quality of honey is important so that you are sure you are getting all the benefits that are typical of honey. Indeed, pure honey has many benefits and uses. Its health benefits make it a food that many people love. The health benefits include healing properties, boosting your body’s immunity from diseases, contributing to healing colds, and richness in antioxidants. Many beekeepers, retailers and sellers of honey, are honest and sell high-quality pure honey. Unfortunately, there are unscrupulous sellers in the market have low-quality and impure honey that they sell you. Read on for information about how to go about testing the purity and quality of honey.

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A Few Carpentry-Made Beehives for Your Courtyard

Carpentry-Made Beehives

If you have a great big yard, you probably want to decorate it with various flower beds and bushes. Flowerbeds in the backyard can become a decoration of the house and delight you all the summer. Just imagine the summer dawn, the rays pierce the fresh morning air, the flowers turn to the sun and bees are bustling around them since early morning. A beehive made by qualified carpenter contractor can become a jewel in your yard. You can enjoy a blooming lawn, fresh honey, and a beautiful courtyard design.

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10 Surprising Benefits of Honey for Skin

Honey on Skin

We’ve seen the beauty industry go through an evolution in several ways over the years. From making it more inclusive to being more conscious about their products’ environmental impact, skincare has seen a delightful shift. With more and more people getting into self-care, brands have been making all sorts of beauty products for good skin. While there are products suitable for all skin types, tones, and textures, these products are primarily chemical-ridden, putting a strain on your skin. So, if you’re skeptical about what goes into your skincare products and want to keep things au-naturale, you’ve stumbled on to the right page. Today, we are here to uncover some fantastic skin benefits of honey that will probably surprise you.

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Best Type of Wood for Making Beehives

Best Type of Wood for Making Beehives

Beekeepers can buy or make beehives for their beekeeping operations. You should use the best type of wood for making beehives so that the beehives work for both you and your honeybee colonies. There are many types of wood that are accessible by beekeepers. Choosing the best one for use in making beehives does not have to be difficult for you. In this article, we explore the factors you should consider and give you an in-depth look at different types of woods. It looks at the advantages and disadvantages of popular wood types to give you the best understanding of the types of wood. Use it to inform your choice of the best type of wood that is suitable for making beehives for your use.

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How to Paint a Beehive – Beginner’s Guide

How to Paint a Beehive

Honeybees do not mind the color of beehives as long as the beehive is structurally sound. Beekeepers, however, often prefer to paint their beehives for various reasons. The major reason is the preservation of the wooden parts that make up the exterior of the beehive. Few types of wood used to make beehives can withstand weathering over time. Those that do are priced higher than most beekeepers want to spend on wood for beehives. Read on for detailed information about how to paint a beehive. In this article, we have also included tips on selecting paint for your beehive, the best colors to paint beehives, and alternatives you can use in place of painting beehives among other useful tips.

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