Starting a bee colony can seem intimidating at first, but once you understand the basics, you will find it is easier and more enjoyable than you could have imagined.
In this 15 minute session, I will cover the basics and help you to understand what is needed to start your hive.
CARTER'S HONEY BEES IS FOCUSED ON PROVIDING QUALITY ITALIAN HONEY BEE PACKAGES TO NORTHEAST INDIANA & THE SURROUNDING AREAS. WE ARE DEDICATED IN HELPING YOU BRING A SUCCESSFUL HONEY BEE HIVE TO YOUR BACKYARD AND ENJOY ITS 'SWEET' SUCCESS EVERY FALL.
BENEFITS OF HONEY
A recent FDA study found 76% of honey found in stores contained NO pollen and was derived from feeding bees a sugar water mixture. This means the mass produced 'honey' is void of all health benefits associated with naturally produced honey.
Honey is incredibly healthy and includes enzymes, vitamins, minerals. It’s the only food that contains “pinocembrin”, an antioxidant associated with improved brain functioning.
Honey has always been highly regarded as a medicine. It is thought to help with everything from sore throats and digestive disorders to skin problems and hay fever.
The natural fruit sugars in honey – fructose and glucose – are quickly digested by the body. This is why sportsmen and athletes use honey to give them a natural energy boost.
Honey lasts an incredibly long time. An explorer who found a 2000 year old jar of honey in an Egyptian tomb said it tasted delicious!