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Watching out for Wax Moths

How to prevent invasion and treat infestation
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Harvesting Propolis

Bees – they’re clever little things. As well as buzzing around making delicious honey, they’re also hard at work making a compound called propolis. Propolis is used as a sealant in their hives, as well as an embalming agent to cover surfaces. Propolis is also the bees’ disinfectant – one of nature’s most powerful antimicrobials, it cleans and sterilises the inside of the hive.
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Ecrotek | Our Favourite Honey Recipes

Make the most of your sweet harvest by using honey in baking, salads, dinners and drinks – our favourite honey recipes from Ecrotek
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​Winter is coming

Much like us, bees prefer to spend winter snuggling up for warmth, staying indoors, and eating as much as they can. But they can’t do that without adequate food, a warm hive, and protection from the elements.
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How To Clean And Process Beeswax

Beeswax is one of the most versatile, useful by-products of your hive – here’s how to clean, process and apply it – from Ecrotek.
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Ecrotek | Bees and Beekeeping Around the World

Bees and interesting beekeeping practices and techniques around the world – from Ecrotek.
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Ecrotek | How to Find Your Queen Bee

A beginner’s guide to queen spotting, and marking the queen bee in your hive.
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How to get kids involved in beekeeping

Kids and beekeeping may not seem like natural partners. After all, beekeeping involves being patient, methodical and calm...
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Common beekeeping mistakes

New beekeepers face a steep learning curve. Beekeeping is part science, part art, and it can take some time to get your head around the process.
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