Dos and Don’ts for Beginners in Beekeeping

On average, it is said that every person consumes around 1.3 pounds of honey on a yearly basis. If you have plans to get started with beekeeping and you wish to harvest delicious raw honey right in the comforts of your own backyard, you might be surprised to know that it is actually so much easier than what you think. 

Aside from having some of the basic equipment and tools for keeping bees, you only need two important things and these are none other than dedication and knowledge. 

Below are a few dos and don’ts you need to remember before …

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All about Uncapping Trays

When you speak of uncapping, this refers to the process of getting rid of the thin beeswax that covers off the honey frames for the honey to be exposed. Only once you expose the honey will you be able to extract it. Uncapping equipment and tools range from automatic uncappers, handheld uncapping knife or comb, and uncapping trays. 

During uncapping, your goal is to cause minimal damage to all the frames as much as possible since it is possible to reuse the drawn comb so that your bees can get a head start when it comes to filling up the …

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