Beekeeping Articles

Beekeeping Articles

Finding the Queen

Seven ways to help you to find the Queen

By Lindsay Wilson

Sometimes you need to find your queen, and sometimes you only need to know that she is alive and well. But, if you absolutely must find an unmarked queen, there’s nothing like a little practice. You’ll find that spotting her gets much easier after you’ve done it a few times and learn how to look.

40 Uses for Honey

More than 40 Incredible Uses for Honey

Thanks to Body Mind Soul Spirit for this article

In our age of western medicine, society has turned away from natural health remedies that were greatly used by our ancestors. We often rely more on the modern chemically produced pills than all natural traditional medicine. Honey is much sweeter than sugar and is far better for you.

Opening a Hive

Things You Should Do Each & Every Time You Open A Hive.

By Lindsay Wilson

Observation - Of the area and hive, flight paths, activity, pollen going into the hive, guard bees, and the most important is the weather e.g; Temperature and wind.

Where to Start Beekeeping

Joining a club is a great place to start

Beekeeping is becoming a more and more popular past time / hobby with the increased awareness of Bees and how important they are to our way of life. The best way to find out how to get into beekeeping / apiary is to come and visit our club.

Meade Recipe

Chris' Double Fermented Aged Honey Meade

Chris Gerraty

Be patient, this Meade will take about 18 months before it is ready to drink and the longer you leave it, the better it is. Club members that tasted it in Jan 2015 will now know that what they tasted had matured in the bottle for 2 years. Prior to this there was about 10 Months of fermentation and shelving.