Matthew Davies Blog

Reasons Beekeepers Charge for Live Bee Removal

You may have heard of beekeepers that remove live bees for free. Generally speaking, these people are hobbyists and do not rely on making money from their hobby. However, beekeepers like me, Matthew Davies, typically charge for the removal. The inconsistency between people that charge and those that don’t create a little confusion to homeowners.…
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How to Homeschool and Work from Home

Something that no one had planned on for this school year has finally come to fruition. There will be many parents who have to homeschool their children in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. That means a lot of parents are going to have to try to juggle both educating their children and maintaining a…
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Tips for Fishing from A Boat

With only a few more weeks of the summer fishing season, it is time you get out there and do some fishing before winter sets in. That is not to say that fishing is only good during the summer months; it is just a fact that boat fishing is much better than any other fishing…
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When and How You Should Feed Your Bees

Whether or not to feed your bees is a common question that most beekeepers ask themselves. Of all the questions about beekeeping, this seems to “bee” the most widely debated topic and hardest to answer. Fear not! I, Matthew Davies, am ready to share a plethora of knowledge with you regarding this very question. As…
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The Best Way to Keeping your Off-Grid Home Warm

Just like everyone else, Matthew Davies knows a warm home is a necessity. When deciding to live off-grid, the choice of your location should not be dictated by climate. It is part of the equation, but should not be the only thing you consider. Living off-grid does not have to mean being cold all the…
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Ways to Find Good Fishing Spots Near Me This Summer

Of all outdoor activities, fishing can be one of the best ways to have fun and social distance at the same time. However, it’s crucial to practice responsible diversion by discovering multiple alternatives for great fishing and camping areas. So, if you are looking for an amazing way to social distance this summer while having…
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Best Uses for Bee Products

Everyone knows the importance of bees. Even people who do not like bees or are allergic to bees still understand that bees play an essential role in the food chain. Without bees, we would be hard-pressed to make enough food for very many years after the last bee dies. Therefore, it is vital to people…
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Essential Tools for The Homestead Kitchen

If you walk through the small appliance section of any store that sells these items, you will see a vast selection. However, when you are homesteading, you will only be able to use a fraction of them, since you will not have enough electricity to support the power draw it would require to run them…
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Kayak Fishing Tips for Beginners

One of the most popular outdoor activities in the United States is fishing. More than 49 million people will head out to their local lake, stream, or ocean to drop a line in the water at least once a year. When it comes to the frequency of fishing trips, convenience is the number one factor.…
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Using Essential Oils to Help Your Hives

During the 17th century, using herbs as medicine was considered witchcraft. In fact, the use of herbs was a factor used to identify witches during this time. It was believed that they used these herbs and oils to mix potions, a common stereotype related to witches. I, Matthew Davies, am glad we have moved past…
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