Category Archives: Apiary

Building Bee Boxes

Winter is typically the time when beekeepers get their wooden ware together for the coming spring. Whether it’s painting your existing supply or buying/building new boxes, now is the time to do so. I currently have six  beehives that I … Continue reading

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2010 Summer Honey Harvest..Our First!

Building Them Up Just to Tear Them Down! I thought the emotion of my first honey harvest would be elation or a sense of accomplishment, but I can report my primary emotion was trepidation. After spending 15 months having the … Continue reading

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The Bee’s Knees!!

I started with four nuc’s about one year ago. These were my first hives and despite taking two short courses with the local cooperative extension, I lost two.  I decided to keep four hives on hand until I’m certain I … Continue reading

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