Last week, Bristol piemaker, Pieminster, took my honey down to London for some foodies to sample along with other Bristol food products. They wrote about it here: Bountiful Bristol & Beyond.
And if that wasn’t enough to get me excited, the event even started some tweets and retweets:
@pieminister @tomthecheese @TalkingWithBees @extractcoffees Oh Wow.. Triplets.. Well hello..!
— CephasVic (@cephascjs) February 28, 2014
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Beekeeping can be a full time profession or a hobby that is simple. Yet, more often than not, what started as a hobby would turn into a profession. But you cannot only tell and decide yourself that you will start to do beekeeping. You need to have sufficient knowledge and understanding on the subject that you are going to enter before beginning on any hobby or profession. If you really have been putting off your interest in beekeeping for a long time, then it is about time to indulge yourself. Bee farming may appear easy; learning the basic beekeeping lessons can allow you to get off to a good beginning.
What does a beekeeper must know?
On beekeeping to begin at the right foot you should have interest that is complete. You should also have consented to share your home space. There are possible risks in beekeeping that can hurt not only you but your family also. If you decide to let the bees inside your living space, then you must know the supplies and equipment that you will use for beekeeping. Your focus is not just to build an income by selling honey; a great beekeeper should have passion and a keen interest in raising bees.
An apiarist ought to know the right place for the beehives. You have to make sure beekeeping is allowed in your town, if you decide to put your beehives at your backyard. There are several areas restricted to beekeeping; you need to get permission concerning this.
Beekeepers must know whether beekeeping supplies are offered in the place where the beehives are situated. You may never understand when you need to visit a neighborhood beekeeping store; it’s best that a nearby beekeeping shop is reachable.
Protective tools and equipment may also be important for beekeepers to know. Beekeepers are prone to bee stings; the outfit that is ideal must be worn during beekeeping sessions. This will lessen the chances of being stung by your bees. Understand the appropriate suit to select to keep you from any potential risk in beekeeping.
All the beekeeping efforts would be ineffective if you’re incapable to harvest honey. The procedures should be known by a beekeeper in gathering the honey from the comb; beeswax is also part of the yields in beekeeping.