Honeybee venom can kill aggressive breast cancer cells: study

https://nypost.com/2020/09/01/honeybee-venom-can-kill-aggressive-breast-cancer-cells-study/ This is an interesting new study that has shown how bee venom in mice has been shown to be effective at shrinking certain types of (triple-negative) breast cancer. Click the link above or watch the video below to learn more. (These are all outside links and I have no affiliation with the research or Read More

Cork Clad Hives: a natural insulator

https://www.corkhives.com/bee-friendly.html I Just came across this link on twitter. It lead me to a very interesting website. Cork hives sound like great way to insulate hives and could likely be an option to keep on all year long. The website above claims that the cork provides the insulation of 4″ boards. It would be interesting Read More

DIY Fume Board

A fume board is a nifty little device. Using a non harmful stink repellent it is placed on top of a beehive and drives the bees down to the bottom of the hive. There are a few different products that can be used to stink the bees out the door. I thought I could save Read More

Spring Honey Harvest!

Brushing the Bees no more This was the first time that I have enough honey to harvest in July. This was a very exciting time. To date I have not liked brushing the bees of every frame of the honey super in order to take the box off the hive. It is a very tedious Read More