Local flooding has has caused delays in nectar flows…
How To Straw-Bale Garden On The Fly
There are three ways to straw bale garden…
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.
Giving Up Artificial Sweeteners Cured My Hypothyroidism
I went back to the doctor and now have a perfectly functioning thyroid.
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.
Death By A Thousand Cuts – Frame Production Lags
…total of 15 cuts per side – that’s 4,500 cuts and took about 7 hours.
This One Is Just for Bloggers – Keywords for CPM’s
The words “Murder” and “Kill” bring my CPM from $0.40 down to $0.05.
Wooden Frames: Saving Money Without Wasting Time
Buying deep plastic frames cost about $3.00 or so, while building wooden frames myself cost about $0.55
When The Stress Comes, All I Want To Do Is Eat – 25lbs Lost
My family is being torn apart and there is nothing I can do to stop it.
Absolutely On Target: Up 26 Hives – Down 22lbs
There is one foolproof way to kill beetles…
Tornadoes And Rain Offer Up Convincing Excuses
I’d Murder Puppies For A Klondike Bar.
How I Increased My Hives And Lost Weight
GAINS: 2 Rabbits and 5 more Hives LOSES: 1 Lazy Goose and 14.8lbs
Diet Week One: Hunger Should Be A Murder Defense
In the first week I’ve lost 14.8 pounds… and all my friends!
Surprising Photos Reveal Beautiful Larva in Royal Jelly
5 minutes very well may have saved the hive.
Angry Bees In My Bonnet & Hive Beetle Management
It’s hard to tell if the red whelp on my cheek came from the bee stinging me on the nose or from me punching that bee with my fist like it was a grown man.
Hive Bottom Blueprint: Save Money Ripping 2×4’s Down To Size
2×4’s cost less than $3.00, while 1×4’s cost closer to $4.50 – 50% of the wood at 150% the cost. So here is how I used 2×4’s on my hive lids and bottoms:
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.
When There Is No Time For Sleep, Progress Suffers
The first time it happened, I was driving home at 10:00pm from teaching a night class on blueprint reading, when I suddenly thought I was on the wrong highway.
Work And Adversity Are Not The Same Thing
I ran a search for adversity quotes and found a long list of people who think work is the same thing as adversity. That’s when I realized I was behaving like a little bitch.