A couple of beekeeping, Kiwi hippys interviewed me for their regular podcast . We chatted about how I got into beekeeping, my best moments and why I’m still afraid of bees. It takes a few minutes to warm up but please do have a listen, or check out their other podcasts. They’ve interviewed other beekeepers like Emma and Emily from London and Philip Chandler (the Barefoot Beekeeper).
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Beekeeping can be a full-time profession or a hobby that is simple. Nevertheless, more often than not, what began as a hobby would become a profession. But you cannot merely tell and determine yourself you will start to do beekeeping. You need to have satisfactory knowledge and comprehension on the area that you are going to enter, before starting on any avocation or profession. Then it is about time to indulge yourself if you have been putting off your interest in beekeeping for quite a while. Bee farming may not look difficult; learning the fundamental beekeeping lessons can allow you to get off to a good start.
What does a beekeeper should understand?
On beekeeping to start at the right foot you should have total interest. You should have agreed to share your home space with the bees. There are potential dangers in beekeeping that can hurt not only you but your family as well. Then you must know the supplies and gear that you will use for beekeeping if you decide to allow the bees inside your living space. Your focus isn’t just to make 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 place must have adequate sources of nectar for the bees to get. If you decide to place your beehives you have to make sure that beekeeping is enabled in your town. There are several places confined to beekeeping; you need to get permission concerning this.
Beekeepers must know whether beekeeping supplies are offered in the area where the beehives are situated. You may never understand when you must visit a neighborhood beekeeping shop; it is best that a nearby beekeeping store is accessible.
Protective gear and equipment may also be essential for beekeepers to understand. Understand the appropriate suit to pick to keep you from any possible danger in beekeeping.
All the beekeeping efforts would be futile if you’re not able to harvest honey from your bees. The procedures should be known by a beekeeper in gathering the honey from your comb; beeswax is also part of the returns in beekeeping.