How to Prepare Beehives for Hurricanes

Can Bees Survive a major weather system? Try these tips to secure your bees before the wind hits your hives hard. Continue reading How to Prepare Beehives for Hurricanes

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5 ways to avoid getting stung in the Bee Yard

How to Avoid Bee Stings while raising Honey Bees

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The first question anyone asks when they find out that you are getting into beekeeping is most often regarding stings.

They ask things like:

“How often do you get stung?”,”Do they sting you?”, and “Aren’t you afraid of being stung“.

The simple and honest answer to the root question is – sometimes.

Honey Bees will avoid stinging you unless it is necessary because they die if the stinger is pulled from their body.

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15 Trees That Bring Bees To the Yard

We the people need Bees, Birds and Butterflies to flutter nearby so that we can continue thriving as a species.

Worldwide, approximately 1,000 plants grown for food, beverages, fibers, spices, and medicines need to be pollinated by animals in order to produce the goods on which we depend. In the United States, pollination by honeybees and other insects produces $40 billion worth of products annually. – Read more on Pollinator.org

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