Low Carbon Beekeeping Beekeeping is a fairly Low Carbon business. The basics, such as hives, frames and tools are usually made from wood and steel (though there are alternatives!) and equipment is often used multiple times, even being re-purposed after their original use, to get even more miles out of what can be expensive pieces
Is it legal to kill bees? That’s the question most commonly asked by people who get in touch with us at Tree Bee. Whether it’s members of the public, local authorities, private commercial landlords or pest controllers themselves, there’s a huge grey area in the law over what can and can’t be done. After explaining
It’s all about microbeads Firstly what are microbeads? These are small beads made of different types of platics that have over the years been favoured by cosmetic companies to put into the likes of body scrubs, facial cleansers, toothpaste, hair products etc. Do they have an adverse Environmental effect? Absolutely! As soon as they are
Male bees also known ‘Drones’ congregate in special areas called Drone Mating Zones or DMZ’s to mate with virgin honeybee queens. Little is known about these areas, where they are, or even how the drones know how to arrive at these areas to compete amongst many thousands of other drones to mate with the queens.