How to Light a Bee Smoker Just like starting a fire in the fireplace or a campfire, when lighting a bee smoker, start with easily burning materials … [Read more...]
Welcome to Mama's Homestead Beekeeping!
Thank you for stopping by. I hope you can learn from me. If you have any questions about beekeeping, please send me a message using the "Contact Me" Page at the top of my website. I have been a beekeeper since 1998. I don't know everything yet, but I will try to answer any questions you have. I would love to hear from you. Talk to you soon!
Beekeeping Equipment As you get ready to keep bees, there is some important equipment you will need to get started. This the equipment I would … [Read more...]
Honey Bee Jobs: Queen Bee Pictured: Queen in queen cage with her attendees We call the queen "Her Royal Highness" because, frankly, she is … [Read more...]
Honey Bee Jobs: Drones and Workers Pictured: Worker bees emerging from a hive. When learning beekeeping, one of the most important things to learn … [Read more...]
Spend time beekeeping with your kids. Pictured: Husband (Chris) and Daughter (Hannah) suiting up for beekeeping A few years ago, my … [Read more...]
Beekeeping! Pictured: This is my daughter, suiting up to help with the bees. I've been beekeeping since 1998. When I started out, I knew … [Read more...]
Mama’s Homestead offers Beekeeping Classes to people who live in the Northeastern Columbus, Ohio area. This class is created for two … [Read more...]