Simon’s Beekeeping Year 2015 (Ilkley, Yorkshire)
Guest post by Simon from Ilkley, with occasional comments by me!
“Simon, I’ve got bees in our garden, and there seems to be rather a lot of them!”
It was a normal Saturday afternoon in June and I was out with the family, about an hour away from home, when the phone call came through.
“I’ll be right back!” I said cheerily to our (chronically bee unsympathising) neighbour and with a h… Read More
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Beekeeping can either be a full time profession or an easy hobby. Nevertheless, more often than not, what started as a hobby would turn into a profession. But you cannot simply tell and decide yourself that you will begin to do beekeeping. You need to have adequate knowledge and understanding on the subject that you’re going to enter before starting on any hobby or profession. Then it’s about time to indulge yourself, if you’ve been putting off your curiosity about beekeeping for quite a while. Bee farming may not appear difficult; learning the fundamental beekeeping lessons can get you off to a great beginning.
What does a beekeeper should understand?
You should have interest that is complete on beekeeping to begin at the right foot. You should have consented to share your dwelling space. There are possible risks in beekeeping that can damage you but your family too. Your focus is not just to earn money by selling honey; a good beekeeper should have fire and a keen interest in raising bees.
An apiarist ought to know the right location for the beehives. The area must have sufficient sources of nectar for the bees to get. You need certainly to make sure beekeeping is enabled in your town if you decide to put your beehives at your backyard. There are several areas limited to beekeeping; you should get permission relating to this.
Beekeepers must know whether beekeeping supplies are offered in the place where the beehives are situated. When you must go to a neighborhood beekeeping store you may never understand; it’s best that a nearby beekeeping shop is not inaccessible.
Protective tools and equipment can also be essential for beekeepers to understand. Know the right type of suit to select to keep you from any potential danger in beekeeping.
In case you are incapable to harvest honey all the attempts that are beekeeping would be ineffective. A beekeeper should know the procedures in collecting the honey from your comb; beeswax is also part of the yields in beekeeping.