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Using Spearmint And Lemongrass To Protect Bees From Mites That Threaten Hives

Using Spearmint And Lemongrass To Protect Bees From Mites That Threaten Hives.The protocol involves first treating the hives with two essential oils: spearmint and lemon grass, (constituents of Honey B Healthy TM, a product now marketed by Noel).

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Stupid-Easy Beekeeping: Part 1

Stupid-Easy Beekeeping: Part 1 | How to start keeping honeybees in your own backyard. | stupideasypaleo.com

Every time I start feeling overwhelmed by all I'm learning about beekeeping (mites, foulbrood, yikes!), I just have to read this post to remember why I'm learning all of it and it gets me excited about starting my hives this year!

Several posts about bees and combined them together in one place for easy reading. Learn about bees and their care as well as learn how to make wonderful products using beeswax. Find out which plants and gardening practices are best for attracting bees into your garden and how to build a bee box. Enjoy up close shots of our beautiful pollinators.

instructional calender of events for bee keeping -a bee keeper using a hive tool to open the bee hives

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Beekeeping 101: Building a Hive

This is a diagram of a Langstroth Hive. It looks a lot more complicated than it really is. http://www.almanac.com/blog/beekeeping/beekeeping-101-building-hive - www.zeonetix.com

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Beekeeping 101: Getting Started Part 1—The Bees

Getting started in beekeeping? Here is a beginner's guide to raising bees in your backyard from The Old Farmer's Almanac.