Monthly Archives: January 2011

California Man Brings Bees to Your Home

Based in Northern California, Allen L. of GetBees.net brings a beehive to your home and manages it on your behalf, providing you with honey. Allen provides training and maintenance, perfect for any level of interest. He told me he manages … Continue reading

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Peter Sieling speaks at Finger Lakes Beekeeping Club

Ithaca, NY—On Sunday, January 16th, Author and president of the Steuben County Honeybee Association, Peter Sieling, delivered a talk to the Finger Lakes Beekeeping Club on Woodworking for Beekeepers. His topics included how and where to buy lumber, seasoning your … Continue reading

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Garreson Publishing adds plans for Excelsior Hive Covers

One hundred years ago, beekeepers commonly used Excelsior covers on their hives. As time and conditions change, it’s worth reevaluating old equipment styles. The excelsior cover gives your hives a quaint old-fashioned look. It is easier to make than a … Continue reading

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On Purchasing Honey

As far back as I can remember, my father has kept bees. As children we each had our own beehive and we helped him extract the honey. I have fond memories of the fragrance of melted beeswax mixed with the … Continue reading

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