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The Beginners Guide on How to Attract Mason Bees

How to Attract Mason Bees

Although perhaps lesser well known, mason bees are in fact a better pollinator than honey bees (around 160 times more so according to some sources). Mason bees are also not very aggressive, only stinging when handled or under distress. The mason bee sting is not painful and their stingers are …

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Do You Need a Brood Booster for your Beehives?

Brood Booster

The brood is the lifeline and the future of the bee colony. Therefore, the beekeeper that is able to raise a healthy brood is guaranteed of success from the beginning. The process of feeding your brood with brood booster can be simple but the catch lies in determining whether it …

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Pollen Patties – Are They Necessary?

Pollen Patties

A bee colony by nature is self-sufficient. Bees have survived many generations in the wild (and still do) long before humans discovered their value. They have learned to prepare for all seasons and that is the reason honey is stored in the combs. This honey is set aside for consumption …

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Gardening and Your Health

Gardening and beekeeping go hand in hand. Both activities are ideal for people who want to spend time outdoors in nature, and they complement each other in a perfect cycle. The bees benefit by having fresh flowers at their doorstep, while you get help with pollination. However, gardening isn’t just …

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How to Build a Pollinator Garden in a Weekend

Pollinator Garden

Pollinator gardens aren’t just for beekeepers. These important natural features provide habitat to bee species whose very survival is threatened by urban development, pesticide use, and unsustainable farming practices. This means that when you put a pollinator garden in your yard, you’re doing more than making your home a more …

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Top 10 Best Beekeeping Apps (Android & iOS) 2018

Beekeeping has been around for many centuries. Throughout its history, methods of maintaining bee colonies and hives have progressed, and technology has played a big part in its evolution. Though many beekeepers still use traditional approaches, no one can deny the fact that modernization has contributed a lot to the …

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Beekeeping for Pollination: Why it’s Important

Beekeeping for Pollination

For a better part of the last century, bees were primarily kept for purposes of producing honey. Pollination at the time occurred as a side benefit. Nonetheless, as the number of fields that require pollination increased and natural pollination declined, the practice of renting honeybee colonies for pollinating crops became …

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