Category Archives: Gary Sieling

Gary Sieling is a software engineer, in Philadelphia, PA.

You can read other pieces of his writing on his blog, including Building a Website Scraper in Chrome and Node.JS, Diagnosing I/O issues in a VPS, and Diagnosing Connection leaks in Node.JS and Postgres.

Book Review: Storey’s Guide to Beekeeping

Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees: Honey Production, Pollination, Health (Storey’s Guide to Raising) by Malcolm T. Sanford and Richard E. Bonney This book serves as an update of prior work written by Richard Bonney, expanded to cover beekeeping across … Continue reading

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Photos of Pollinators in the Adirondacks

by Gary My wife and I spent last week in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks. We didn’t see any honey bees – Pete said there aren’t many there, because there aren’t enough flowers, but that makes it a … Continue reading

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Garreson Publishing to provide free websites for bee clubs

by Gary In the past decade, physician the cost of developing and maintaining a website has dropped exponentially, treat but many bee clubs still do not have websites. In a recent survey of U.S. bee clubs, we estimate that at … Continue reading

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Ugandan Beekeepers Fund Education through Beekeeping

by Gary Garreson Publishing runs a monthly e-mail newsletter for beekeepers (subscribe). This article is the first in a series of interviews of beekeepers from across the world. The Bwindi Youth have fifty hives, doctor but dream of having eight … Continue reading

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Ugandan Beekeeper Explains Role of Foreign Aid in Non-Profits

Garreson Publishing runs a monthly e-mail newsletter for beekeepers (subscribe). This article is the second in a series of interviews of beekeepers from across the world. Ambrose Bugaari is an Enterprise Development Specialist in Kampala, Uganda. He writes a blog … Continue reading

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Researcher in Kenya changes lives through beekeeping education

Garreson Publishing runs a monthly e-mail newsletter for beekeepers (subscribe). This article is the first in a series of interviews of beekeepers from across the world. Tom Carroll teaches beekeeping at Baraka Agricultural College in Molo, Kenya. He runs Apiconsult.com, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Organic Beekeeping Training Course

Our friends at Organic Beekeeping 101 have just released an educational DVD for beginning beekeepers interested in organic beekeeping. The folks at Organic Beekeeping 101 have teamed passionate beekeeping teacher Randy Sue Collins and talented videographer Paul Martin to produce … Continue reading

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