How to catch a swarm of honeybees
52 Homesteading Skills in One Year Project #29: Catching a swarm of bees This was NOT supposed to be one of the 52 skills I learned this year. My bees were NOT supposed to try and run away from home. And so I wasn't prepared when, much to my horror and dismay, I discovered a bee swarm perched over 20 feet high in a Maple tree. I'll be honest. I completely panicked. I knew I needed help and I was extremely fortunate my uncle lived nearby. My swarm of bees perched over 20 feet high in a Maple…
If you are planning on keeping bees, you need to choose the location of your beehive carefully. A beehive can fit in to almost any location with some considerations. Be it the corner of a large garden, an orchard, an urban terrace or on your rooftop. Choosing the right location for your hive can be the difference in the health and happiness of both your neighbours and your bees! #piwakawakavalley
How to Start Beekeeping: Beginning Beekeeping Supplies
If you want to learn how to start beekeeping, here's a helpful list of beginning beekeeping supplies you'll need for beehive kits plus a few tips and tricks to survive the first week with your bees. #beekeeping #beekeepingforbeginners #beekeepingsupplies #homesteading #healthyliving
String Trimmer (Strimmer) Won't Work: 2-Stroke Engine and Carburetor Troubleshooting
String trimmers, also known as line trimmers, weed eaters, weed whackers, and strimmers, can be troublesome garden tools. Difficulty in starting is often due to an issue with the carburetor.