Paraffin, Soy or Bee Wax for your candles?

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Candles are generally much loved in Kenyan homes, originally as a source of lighting during power blackouts but have evolved more into home décor aesthetics & aromatherapy.  A simple whiff of a pleasant, comforting scent, however, can quickly put us into a better mood or even bring back some memories. It’s no wonder that more […]

How much profit to expect from beekeeping

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Some people get into beekeeping just for the fun of it.  While others are looking to make a profit.  Honey, beeswax, pollen, and propolis can be harvested from beehives and sold.  So, how profitable is beekeeping? And what is the beekeeping profit per hive? Beekeeping as a project has many risks, there are no shortcuts. […]

Bee Pollination

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Fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, fiber (such as cotton), and hay (alfalfa grown to feed livestock ) don’t self-pollinate. They depend, almost entirely, on bees for pollination Pollination is the transfer of pollen from the male parts of a flower to the female parts of a flower of the same species, which results in fertilization of […]

Best options for hive stands in Kenya

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When it comes to hive installations, the beehive stand is simply one of the things that beekeepers don’t really think about as much compared to other beekeeping equipment’s. However, hive stands are important for a variety of reasons Keeping the beehive of wet grounds. Helping the bees keep the hive dry Hive Stands provide beekeepers […]

Equipment every beekeeper needs

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Essential information every beekeeper needs. There are several beekeeping equipment’s available in the market being sold. however each beekeeper will require different tools. This article seeks to highlight the uses of each in differentiating the essential tool from those that are there to make your work more effective Honey harvesting bee suit To keep yourself […]

How To Start A Beekeeping Project That’s Profitable

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What should you know first before starting a beekeeping project in Kenya? To successfully start beekeeping in Kenya, the first step is to learn as much as you can about the bees themselves. Understanding bee biology is crucial for all beginners. Our main advice is for people to do a lot of research. The best […]