BEEKEEPING – THE 5 MUST HAVE PIECES OF KIT

Beekeeping – The 5 Must Have Pieces of Kit There are five essential equipment items required to start beekeeping: Bee-veil or Bee Suit Smoker Hive-tool Gloves Feeder   BEE SUITS AND VEILS A bee-veil or bee suit is necessary to protect the head, face and neck from stings. It must do this effectively, without being […]

Beekeeping – WAX FOUNDATION

Beekeeping – WAX FOUNDATION The invention of manufactured sheets of pure beeswax is one of the greatest boons to bee-keepers. The material consists of a thin sheet of beeswax impressed mechanically with the bases of the honeycomb cells and the bases of the cell walls. This is sold in sheets of the correct sizes to […]