Death By A Thousand Cuts – Frame Production Lags

…total of 15 cuts per side – that’s 4,500 cuts and took about 7 hours.

Book Review: The Wonders Of Beekeeping

I have owned this book since 2014 and I listen to it every year before the beekeeping season starts. Alex Norton’s Scottish brogue has become the theme music of my beekeeping journey.

2019 First Hive Inspection: Is All Hope Lost?

As I left the house, I felt as if I would vomit. Every plan I have for the next 5 years hinges on ending this year with 100 hives – and to do that, I need at least 13 hives to have survived the winter.

Making Beautiful Hive Stamps: What You Need To Know

I am so pleased with my new hive stamp. It is 10” long and about 2” tall and, as you can see, works like a charm. I made it out of 1.5mm craft foam that you can get at WalMart or Amazon. In fact I had purchased some of this foam last Wednesday and had…

About

In 2006 I bought 50 beehives. Life happened and I was forced to abandon the project. In March 2015 I began again with the 3 surviving hives. Now I am trying to move from a Novice Beekeeping with 3 hives to Professional Beekeeper with 300 hives and a fully functioning homestead. I really have no…