Blog – bees, beekeeping & other sticky subjects
Replace those old brood frames!
Time to replace old brood frames, but don’t expect too much beeswax from them!
A surprise at the herb farm
Vita’s blogger moves into a new herb farm apiary, but faces the challenge of an abandoned WBC hive.
First aid – Vita style
Vita is full of bright ideas 😉 Here’s how useful a promotional mini torch was to one beekeeper.
The season has started: Bee Tradex
Max, Sebastian and Jon were kept busy at Bee Trade Exhibition 2016 in Stoneleigh, England, last Saturday.
Bees, undercrowding & the Allee effect
What does bee health have to do with crowded nightclubs? It’s the Allee effect …
Waldo’s blog – first tiny steps into beekeeping
After years of talking about it, I’ve finally taken my first tentative steps towards life as a beekeeper.
Small Hive Beetle alert in Brazil
Small Hive Beetle has been found in Sao Paulo, Brazil and investigations are underway.
What pollinates the coffee blossom?
Have you ever wondered what is responsible for pollinating the beans for your morning coffee?
Resistance – a shorter term problem
Research shows that varroa mites resistant to pyrethroids (like Apistan) need not be a long-term problem. After a gap, pyrethroid treatments can be effective again.
Why do bees make different sounds in different languages?
Bees buzz in English-speaking countries, but make quite different noises in other languages. Why?