Category Archives: Upstate NY Beekeeping

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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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

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Peter Extracting Honey

First honey of the season.

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