Desperate times call for desperate measures!
My New Obsession: SketchUp For The Homestead
They all look at me like I’m showing them drawings of a hand-turkeys.
Designing With Sketchup For The First Time
…my level of accomplishment is disproportionately high!
Stop Being Overwhelmed: How To Overcome Monumental Tasks
“How do you eat an elephant? One Bite at a time.”
Reclaiming My Workshop Part 1
I should be able to knock this all out in a weekend. Yeah… that’s it… a weekend.
Honey Recipe: Rum Hot Toddy
When you feel like you’ve been scraped out of pig’s toenail, try this little pick me up.
Beehive Confessions: Failures and Triumphs For 2019
Could’ve gone better but two barrels of honey and I doubled my apiary.
Three Dangers That Can Actually Ruin Beekeepers
…with proper mitigation most of these problems can be overcome.
Harsh Heat Index Postpones The Honey Harvest… and other humidity problems
With a heat index of 115° beekeeping gets dangerous…
Lessons Learned: How I Murdered 47 Beehives
We killed so many bees I expected hate mail from PETA…
DIY Hive Beetle Vacuum and Getting Paid To Poop
It sucked up the beetles, even from the hard to reach corners and grooves inside the hive.
Beehive Removal and How To Build A Bee-Vacuum
If these removal jobs were heaven sent, I am totally missing the point.
Selling Honey At The Farmer’s Market – the 8th Circle of Hell
It was not what I expected…
Tale Of Two Hives: Beating Hive Beetles
Rehabilitating Beetle Infested Bee Hives.
Why You Should Keep Beehives In The Garden
Honeybees increase fruit weight by as much as 78%.
Hive Beetles Kill My Hives And My Spirit
26 hives have been reduced to 21 healthy and 2 on life support.
Feed or Not To Feed Bees – Surviving The Dearth
Local flooding has has caused delays in nectar flows…
How To Build Bee Hives At $0.02 On The Dollar
A Beekeeper can literally start with a hand saw and hammer and turn it into the American Dream.
A Lazy Guy’s Weekend On A Suburban Bee Farm
Do you have a list? If you are like me, there is so much that needs to be done, that when anything comes up, I just say, “put it on the list.”
How To Eradicating Hive Beetles – Secrete To Success
A week later, same thing – this time there were less beetles and no beetle larva.