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Quicker Hive Inspections

The beekeeping journal is a great way to organize your beehive inspection notes. Complete with calendars and check lists.

How to Make Pollen Patties for Bees - Carolina Honeybees

How to make pollen patties. Knowing when to use pollen patties and when to remove them from the hive promotes strong healthy colonies.

Finding the Best Location for Your Hive - Carolina Honeybees

Beehive placement - where to put a beehive in your backyard. How to find the best possible location for your hives.

How to Requeen Queenless Honey Bee Hives

Have you found your honeybee hive to be without a Queen bee? Here's how to requeen queenless honeybee hives so the hives can thrive again.

How Bees Survive Winter-Where do Bees Go? - Carolina Honeybees

Bees survive Winter in different ways. Some bees hibernate but the honey bee has developed a different plan for Winter survival.

Beekeeping Harvest: Crushing and straining honey from the comb #beekeeperequipment

Harvesting Honey: Crushing and Straining Honey • Lovely Greens

How to harvest small amounts of honey straight from the comb. This crushing and straining honey method requires no special tools or equipment.

Tips for choosing the best bottom board for your bee hive

Choosing The Best Bottom Board for Your Bee Hive

Tips for choosing the best bottom board for your bee hive

Knowing how to split a beehive is a useful beekeeper skill.  Done properly splitting a hive can increase colony numbers and reduce swarming. #beekeepertips #splittingbeehives #carolinahoneybees

How to Split a Beehive-The Basics

Knowing how to split a beehive is a useful beekeeper skill. Done properly splitting a hive can increase colony numbers and reduce swarming. #beekeepertips #splittingbeehives #carolinahoneybees

I cant over-estimate the importance of finding the best location for your beehives.  Bad locations can contribute to sick or poorly managed bees.  Check out these tips for finding the best hive placement. #beginnerbeekeeper #beehives #beekeeping101 #carolinahoneybees

Good Beehive Placement

I cant over-estimate the importance of finding the best location for your beehives. Bad locations can contribute to sick or poorly managed bees. Check out these tips for finding the best hive placement. #beginnerbeekeeper #beehives #beekeeping101 #carolinahoneybees

Find out how to make beeswax furniture polish and care for your furniture naturally. Click to learn more or pin it and save for later. #beekeeping #homestead

How To Make DIY Beeswax Furniture Polish - Misfit Gardening

See how to make beeswax furniture polish using simple, natural ingredients and make your own wood polish and avoid harse chemical cleaners.

What can you make with beeswax? Beeswax has many uses for items around the home or gift giving. #carolinahoneybees #beeswax #beeswaxuses

Best Uses for Beeswax In and Around the Home - Carolina Honeybees

What can you make with beeswax? Beeswax has many uses for items around the home or gift giving. #carolinahoneybees #beeswax #beeswaxuses

How to clean and render beeswax at home. #beekeeping

How to Clean and Render Beeswax - Misfit Gardening

Learn how to clean and render beeswax from raw honeycomb and cappings at home and process beeswax for making into candles, polish, cosmetics and more.

How to Split a Beehive

How to Split Your Beehive With a New Queen and Prevent Swarming

How to Split a Beehive

Why do bees leave the hive? The reason for absconding. When new beekeeper go out to find an empty hive it is very upsetting. Learn what you can do to increase the chances of keeping your bees at home. #beekeeping #beehive #bees

7 Easy Tips to Keep Package Bees from Leaving

Tips to help keep package bees from leaving the hive. Honey bees may ascond if conditions are not favorable. How do you please bees?

Ants in the beehive are they a problem? And how to keep them out, #carolinahoneybees #ants #beehives

Ants in Beehives - How to Keep Them Out

Ants in the beehive are they a problem? And how to keep them out, #carolinahoneybees #ants #beehives

What can you do with beeswax? Lots of things. Beeswax has many uses - you can make candles, lotions, lip balms and more. You can also use beeswax in a natural waterproofer and furniture polish. Behold all the uses of beeswax in your home. #beeswax #beeswaxuses #beeswaxchapstick #beeswaxdiy #beeswax recipes

Best Uses for Beeswax In and Around the Home - Carolina Honeybees

What can you do with beeswax? Lots of things. Beeswax has many uses - you can make candles, lotions, lip balms and more. You can also use beeswax in a natural waterproofer and furniture polish. Behold all the uses of beeswax in your home. #beeswax #beeswaxuses #beeswaxchapstick #beeswaxdiy #beeswax recipes