Become a Beekeeper: 8 Steps to Getting Started with Honeybees • The Prairie Homestead
Beekeeping is one of those things that utterly fascinates me, but I haven’t added any bees to my homestead… YET. In the meantime, I love learning from homestead beekeepers such as Amy from The Vomiting Chicken. Not only are bees a wonderful addition to a homestead of any size, keeping bees has much greater importance than […]
12 Common Flowers to Plant for the Bees (that are good for us too!)
Bees are important for the ecosystem and for pollination and sadly they are in decline. Learn about 12 common flowers to plant for the bees. This list of flowers for the bees will make a beautiful pollinator garden that is beneficial for both us and the bees!
Ants in Beehives - How to Keep Them Out
Struggling to keep ants out of your beehives? Ants in beehives can be a nusciance or a major problem. Beekeeping techniques to prevent ant problems
How to Set Up A Bee Yard
Choosing the best design for your bee yard or apiary makes hive management easier. Do the bees have what they need, can you manage them easily, etc.
How to Make Bee Candy Board for Winter Bee Feeding
If you're worried about your bees getting through the winter, you might consider bee candy boards. Make bee candy boards for bees as a cushion to feed.