Investing in Precious Metals 101 Ad

Tag Archives: Hive

  • What Should I Do?
    Shutterstock:

    Where to Place Your Bee Hives

    Tips for finding the right spot for your hive
    by Phil Williams

    Monday, March 23, 2015, 2:58 PM

    0

    I decided to get a couple of bee hives to help with pollination, support the dwindling bee population, and eventually harvest a little honey and honeycomb. My first concern was where is the best place to locate a hive? There are some general rules of thumb, which are beneficial, although none are an absolute necessity.

    Read More »

  • Daily Prep
    Flow Hive

    Flow Hive

    Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive
    by Jason Wiskerchen

    Monday, February 23, 2015, 9:25 PM

    3

    Check out this new and innovative honey bee frame design that allows for easy access and extraction of honey from the hive.  The Flow Hive design team have now launched their Indiegogo funding page that will give you more information and the opportunity to invest and acquire the first flow hive systems. 

    https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/flow-hive-honey-on-tap-directly-from-your-beehive

    Also check out our Beekeeping Group page to learn and exchange ideas.

    Read More »

  • Daily Prep
    http://oldworldgardenfarms.com/2014/11/02/preparing-the-honeybee-hives-for-winter/

    Preparing The Honeybee Hives For Winter

    Steps for helping your bees survive the cold
    by Jason Wiskerchen

    Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:10 PM

    0

    For all those beginning beekeepers out there, here are a few steps to take to help out your bees get through a hard cold winter and increase their survivability into Spring.

    http://oldworldgardenfarms.com/2014/11/02/preparing-the-honeybee-hives-for-winter/

    Read More »

  • Daily Prep
    http://www.naturalbeekeepingtrust.org/sun-hive-biodynamic-initiative-0

    The Sun Hive

    Experimental natural beekeeping
    by Jason Wiskerchen

    Monday, April 22, 2013, 6:27 PM

    0

    An interesting bee hive design and management philosophy to consider for those wishing to help rebuild bee populations and have onsite pollination for gardens and farms. 

    http://milkwood.net/2013/03/05/the-sun-hive-experiments-in-natural-beekeeping/

    http://www.naturalbeekeepingtrust.org/sun-hive-biodynamic-initiative-0

    Read More »

  • Blog

    Honey Bee Candy: Winter Feeding

    by dps

    Saturday, January 14, 2012, 4:55 PM

    0

    Some CM.com members may have become interested in beekeeping as one possible means of increasing resilience in their lives. In this What Should I Do (WSID) article, Small-Scale Beekeeping, user apismellifera gives a great introduction to the topic (the pictures are of Langstroth equipment; you may want to remember this for later in this article). In this article, we’ll be getting a lot more specific about a particular task unique to winter beekeeping.

    Beekeepers would, ideally, like to be able to winter our bees without supplemental feeding. Bees, after all, have been getting through winter far longer than humans have been managing bees. Bees, planning ahead, store honey and pollen specifically for this purpose. These days, with winter losses frequently hitting 30-40% of colonies dying each year, many of us are turning to feeding as a way of increasing our chances of getting to spring with live bees. Where Old Man Winter can keep temperatures down in the 20s (F) or below for extended periods of time, it’s nice to have a way to get supplemental feeding to your bees without dealing with liquid syrup feeders. Liquid feeders, especially in cold temperatures, can potentially do harm by chilling your bees, which is clearly not what you set out to do when you decided to feed them.

    Read More »