Author: Jaco Stander

Do Bees Like Plastic Frames?

Beekeepers can choose between two types of frames for their bees, those made using natural wood and those made using plastic. Wood has been used for making beehive frames for years, but advances in...

Can A Bee Sting Through Gloves?

Although most experienced beekeepers usually choose not to wear gloves, gloves could be a valuable accessory for beginner beekeepers. The most beestings a beekeeper will receive would be on their hands, especially when they...

Does Rain Kill Bees?

As the hot summer days become lesser, and the storm clouds start gathering, it’s the season every beekeeper hates, winter! Bees are not fans of the cold winter season, and some beehives could even...

Smoker for bees

Bees are vital for agriculture and the pollination of plants, but the decline of bee populations across the world has scientists concerned. A study published in the journal Ecology found that beekeepers could reduce...