Tag: beekeeping

DIY Steam Beeswax Purifier

I appreciate that this may look like a 1950’s satellite, or a space rocket from the Clangers, but it is actually a pasta pan on a...

Beekeepers Spinner Tilting Boards

I used to get the last few pounds of honey out of my spinner by propping up the back edge with little blocks of wood...

What Is It?

What is it?   Or what are they?   Does anybody know? I picked two of them up for next to nothing at a Bee...

Pitched Roofs and Hive Weights

I reckon every beekeeper worries about bad weather (amongst a thousand other things), especially in winter. High winds are a big concern, not just because...

Beekeeping In Kurdistan

In 2013, during one of my many trips to Kurdistan (Northern Iraq) I encountered some old traditional hives. Kurdistan isn’t a country but an autonomous...
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