How to Install a Package of Honey Bees to a New Hive [HBM Podcast Transcript 9]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 9 – How to Install a Package of Honey Bees to a New Hive – Unfortunately, it looks like TalkShoe has retired the show and the audios are no longer available there. Today we’re going to talk about how to start your own hive, how […]

Essential Protective Beekeeping Gear [HBM Podcast Transcript 7]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 7 – Beekeeper’s Protective Gear with MarkZ (unfortunately the original audios don’t seem to be available via TalkShoe anymore) Today we’re going to talk about protective beekeeping gear. There are really two main things you need as a beekeeper if you want to protect yourself. […]

Will Eating Local Honey Help With Allergies? [HBM Transcript 8]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 8 – Will Local Honey Help Allergies – 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 a question that I’ve been asked many times. Is eating local honey […]

Is It Important to Buy Local Honey? [HBM Podcast Transcript 6]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 6 – Is It Important to Buy Local Honey – 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 why it’s important to buy local honey. First of all, […]

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

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 […]

What Are the Best Plants for Bees? [HBM Podcast Transcript 4]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 4 – What Are the Best Plants for Bees? There’s a widget here to the right with the original audio version if you’d like to listen along. MarkZ: What do bees need in the way of plants? First of all, we have to understand that […]