Among the good practices for bee breeding, it is essential to know how to place the apiary in an appropriate place. The beehive, in fact, is a perfect machine where every bee has a very specific role: the task of the beekeeper is to monitor the health of bees and ensure a healthy environment, which favors their rhythms, their needs, even before thinking about the production of honey. Although it will always be possible to move the beehives in the future, it is recommended that a final decision be taken from the start.
The surrounding environment must also be monitored and kept as healthy as possible: pests, infectious agents, pesticides and environmental changes can weaken bees and make them more susceptible to various diseases. Furthermore, it is essential to protect them againstpredatory insects, which in addition to decimating families, can cause great stress to our small friends.
Among the beekeeping equipment of a good beekeeper, there must be, therefore, the traps for wasps and hornets, ecological and highly effective from spring to autumn, which significantly reduce wasps population, protecting the families of bees from the attack of these predators who are able to literally keep the hives under siege for weeks.
It is very important to work on prevention: for protection to be truly effective, it is necessary to remember not to implement solutions only when the problem arises. Here are all our necessary tips and indications for a good practice since spring.