Tag: hive

Easy Mead Making for Beekeepers

When I decided to have a go at making mead for the first time the amount of information I discovered was overwhelming. But I am...

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...

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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