Posts Tagged ‘Harvesting honey’

How To Build a Honey Extractor

Friday, September 17th, 2010

In order to get Honey out of your Beehive you have to be able to take it out of the honey comb. If you are a top bar beekeeper, you do this by removing the whole comb and then straining the honey out. But if you use standard wired frames in a Langstroth type hive, then you will need to use a honey extractor to get the honey out.


Harvesting Honey: 5 Tips

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Your own delicious Honey!

Harvesting honey is one of the most exciting jobs of a beekeeper (click here to see a video showing how to harvest honey). It is the time when all your hard work pays off, and it is such a thrill to taste the first honey from your own hive. But, as with everything to do with Beekeeping, there are a few pitfalls you need to watch out for! Here are 5 tips to help ensure that your first honey harvest runs smoothly.


Beekeeping Video: Harvesting Honey

Monday, August 16th, 2010