Author: Richard Playfair

How Is Honey Graded?

It may surprise you at first to hear honey can be graded, but it makes sense if you think about it! We get grades in school, restaurants are graded on quality, other food items such as meat receive grades, and honey does too! There actually are multiple ways honey can […]

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Manuka Honey: The Complete Beginner’s Guide

Honey has been known for ages to have healing properties. At the very least we can be sure it is one of the most healthy and natural sweeteners available. However, some types of honey have been celebrated as healthier than others and manuka honey is said to be the best […]

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What Can Bees Eat?

Just like other animals, honey bees also require particular elements to reproduce and to survive. Honey bee nutrition is important because it can affect not only their production of honey and the growth of their population, but also their contribution to natural food production. Unfortunately, there are times when bees […]

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How Much Does A Beehive Weigh?

The weight of a beehive indicates how healthy a bee colony is, how productive the bees are, how much honey they make, and how many bees are populating it. Monitoring the weight of a hive allows beekeepers to understand the situation of a colony and determine the right solution for […]

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Why Do Beekeepers Color Dot Their Queens?

As we all probably know, honey bees are a collective species. They live in colonies that bring together tens of thousands of individuals. Every honey bee within the colony is important, and they all have their specific roles. However, no other bee is as important for the life of the […]

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What You Need To Know About Beekeeping Laws

The fact that bees are battling for survival for more than a decade already has led to many awareness campaigns spearheaded by both small and large communities. With those awareness campaigns, government authorities have given this concern more attention and funding due to the catastrophic consequences the human species will […]

Best Online Beekeeping Courses

Beekeeping has many benefits and potential. Online courses would help those who are looking forward to starting their beekeeping journey. These courses are not only for beginners but also for those who want to learn more in-depth details of beekeeping. It is also great for those who wish to take […]

Beekeeping Book for Beginners

When you are just starting with beekeeping, you would want to have a reference or an idea on how you can begin. Books are a great way to get the information that you may need. Some books contain a step by step instruction on how you can build your ‘bee […]