Category Archives: Beekeeping Events

Geneva Bee Conference

Remember the Geneva Bee Conference held in March? It’s one of the least expensive and best ways to meet other beekeepers in the region. My daughter, treat Ariele, and I met some of you there. I just visited their website, … Continue reading

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A Bee’s Guide to Managing Beekeepers

On March 1, 2013, Garreson Publishing will be releasing the next book in Peter Sieling’s series of humorous short story collections. A Bee’s Guide to Managing Beekeepers gives a taste of the life of a beekeeper in various aspects, from taking care … Continue reading

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Straw Hive Making Video

I found this neat video demonstration of making a straw bee hive-

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Bait Hive Workshop by Peter Sieling

Bait Hives constitute an important component of your beekeeping equipment. Use them to catch bees to replace dead colonies, hospital increase your colonies, and minimize your own swarm losses. Workshop topics will include what bees look for when selecting a … 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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2010 Philadelphia Honey Festival

Reprinted from the Germantown/Mt. Airy Newspaper Philadelphia has a long history of beekeeping, laying claim to the father of modern beekeeping, L.L. Langstroth. The Philadelphia Honey Festival took place this weekend, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Langstroth’s birthday. With events … Continue reading

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Garreson Publishing Presents on Beehive Construction at ESHPA Conference

by Ariele Did you know that there is a type of wood called “cucumber”? I didn’t. It’s a wild magnolia and it”s frequently sold as yellow poplar, an altogether different tree species. A beekeeper mentioned it during Pete’s speech at … Continue reading

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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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