Things You Should Know About Raising Bees

There are many advantages of raising bees. In fact, it won’t be wrong to say that it is a highly enjoyable activity. One of the biggest misconceptions regarding raising bees is that not everybody can do it. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, if you are really serious about this activity, you […]

Love & Support for Wild Hill Honey in Iowa

You may have seen the news that Wild Hill Honey in Iowa was severely vandalized, their equipment was destroyed and their hives were smashed. There were approximately 500,000 bees killed in the vandalism incident. The vandals stole the security camera, but the police did find some fingerprints and they are investigating the incident. (Police made […]

5: What Beekeeping Equipment is Needed to Start Keeping Hives [HBM Podcast Transcript]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 5 – What Hive Equipment is Needed – There’s a widget here to the right with the original audio version if you’d like to listen along. MarkZ: Today we’re going to talk about hive equipment. We’re going to talk about the wooden ware required to […]

3: Where to Place a Backyard Beehive for Good Results [HBM Podcast Transcript]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 3 – Where to Place a Hive and Beekeeping in the City, there’s a widget here to the right with the original audio version if you’d like to listen along. MarkZ: How to Pick a Site for Your Beehive The site should be chosen carefully. […]

2: What is the Biggest Value of Honeybees? Pollination! [HBM Podcast Transcript]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 2 – What is the biggest value of honeybees? Pollination, there’s a widget here to the right with the original audio version if you’d like to listen along. MarkZ: Did you ever eat a watermelon that tasted more like the rind than the sweet watermelon […]

1: Introduction to Beekeeping [HBM Podcast Transcript]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 1 – Introduction to Beekeeping, there’s a widget here to the right with the original audio version if you’d like to listen along. MarkZ: Honeybees – we’ll talk a little bit about honeybees, how they live, how they work, what they do, who lives inside […]