Monthly Archives: September 2010

Viewing L.L. Langstroth’s Papers at the Philadelphia Honey Festival

In early September, Garreson Publishing (that’s Peter, Nancy, and I) attended the Philadelphia Honey Festival. We missed the opening ceremony because we got stuck in traffic on I-76, and accidentally ended up in NJ. Post-opening ceremonies on Friday night included … Continue reading

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My Experience with Natural Beekeeping

Ten years ago, Dan, a local beekeeper in his eighties, told me he never had used Apistan or any other miticide in his 40+ colonies. Instead he gave them each a grease patty with a little wintergreen oil mixed in. … Continue reading

Posted in Beekeeping FAQ, Natural/Organic Beekeeping, Peter Sieling, Regional Beekeeping, Upstate NY Beekeeping | 2 Comments