Tag: honey bees

The Sweet Science: How Do Bees Make Honey?

From simple flowers comes one of nature’s only non-perishable foods. Have you ever been curious about the creation of this liquid gold? In this article, we’re delving into the wonders of how nature crafts its most exquisite syrup. You’ll learn the ins and outs of this fascinating process, including which bees make honey, how foraging […]

Buzzing Wonders: Unveiling Fascinating Bee Facts

Did you know that honey bees have stinky feet? Or that they know how to shake their booty and boogie? These pollinators are more than what they appear!  In this article, we’re taking beekeeping back to its roots with fun facts and insights about the majestic bee. Some of these honey bee facts are un-bee-lievable!  […]

Feeding Frenzy: A Guide on How to Feed Bees

Welcome bee enthusiasts to the complete guide on feeding bees! Novice beekeepers are usually shocked to learn that ensuring honey bees are well-fed is a standard aspect of caring for them.  Properly feeding your bees will ensure they last through the longest of Ohio winters and are ready to go in early spring. However, feeding […]

The Sweet Side of Nature: Raw Honey Benefits

Nowadays, folks can use all the health support they can get. From using hydrogen peroxide to clear the sinuses to taking potassium supplements to lower blood pressure, we often go to extreme lengths to protect our overall health.  But here’s a secret straight from the beehive: raw honey has many positive health benefits. It’s true! […]

How To Start Beekeeping: A Beginner’s Roadmap

Beekeeping is a wonderful, rewarding practice, so congratulations on starting this transition from bee enthusiast to new beekeeper! Any local beekeeping association will tell you that the beekeeping experience is unparalleled. It’s incredibly fulfilling to guide a package of bees into a healthy, thriving beehive.    In this article, we’ll dive into beekeeping 101 from the […]

Ordering Bees: Your Guide to Expanding Your Hive

Greetings, new and experienced beekeepers! There are many factors to consider when starting or expanding your beehive, and the best place to start is self-education. So, congrats on making the right first step!  Picking the perfect source for bee orders is incredibly important. In this article, we’ll explain what to look for in a bee […]