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My advice for new beekeepers

With April comes the inevitable question, “What advice would you give a new beekeeper?” I seriously hate this question, mostly because it is fraught with undertones of philosophy. But once again, I will attempt an answer. Please don’t write back and exclaim, “But that’s just your opinion!” Of course, it’s my opinion. If you want […] Read more

Seven types of beekeeping advice to avoid

Having trouble sorting through all the conflicting beekeeping information? Can’t tell fact from fiction? If so, you are not alone. Here is a list of criteria I use myself: Be wary of advice containing the words “always” or “never.” Very few things in life are so simple, especially beekeeping. Be wary of advice with an […] Read more