Beekeeping Cartoons

Beekeeping CartoonsBecause sometimes… honey-making is funny.

On Googling “Observation Hives”

On Googling "Observation Hives"Articles

Observation hives are fascinating and fun – watching “the girls” go about their business can capture your attention for hours. They’re also a great educational tool to help beekeepers to share their knowledge at schools, fairs and lectures. I Googled “Observation Hive” and came up with 138,000 results. That looked promising.

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Bear in the Beeyard!

Bear in the Beeyard!Articles

Bears love honeybees… but not in a good way. Anyone who’s seen the aftermath of a beeyard bear attack knows all too well the destructive force of these big brutes. But can you blame them? After all, a beehive makes the perfect meal for a hungry bear.

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The Pollinator

The PollinatorArticles

Yeah, I know. The bees are technically the “pollinators” but… In the past few years, the plight of the honeybee has captured headlines around the world. Maybe that’s why you’re reading this right now instead of alphabetizing that lint collection.

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Beekeepers do it with their Honey

Beekeepers do it with their HoneyBeekeeping Cartoons

Honey is the golden payoff for months of hard work – by both the honeybees and the beekeeper. Once the bees have capped off the combs, it’s time for the beekeeper to get to the task of extracting the honey from the frames, straining it to remove bits of wax and bottling it to sell […]

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The Unbearable Likeness of Beekeeping

The Unbearable Likeness of BeekeepingArticles

There’s tons of beekeeping information on the intertubes these days, but there’s no better way for new beekeepers to learn about bees than to attend field days. What’s a field day?

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When Drones Get Lucky

When Drones Get LuckyArticles

They can’t sting… they don’t gather nectar… they don’t make wax… So what EXACTLY is it that honeybee drones do?

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Christmas Eve in the Hive

Christmas Eve in the HiveArticles

T’was the night before Christmas, and … naaaah, I’m not going down that road. Sometimes, you know, your mind just takes off in some stupid direction and you can’t fight it. Well, you can, but I think it’s more fun to just buckle yourself in and go along for the ride.

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