Re: More Warre Discussion
Yes good point. Sadly I don't think this will actually take on.
Originally Posted by bigbearomaha
But there is a certain smugness within the various groups of people who describe their beekeeping as "natural", which implies all other beekeepers are "unnatural". The people who describe themselves as "natural" come from several different philosophies and hive designs, comb sizes etc.
As keeping a totally natural hive is actually illegal, natural beekeeping comes in degrees. So "naturalistic" would be a more accurate term, and hopefully lead away from some of the pompousness and us and them mentality.
44 years, been commercial, outfits up to 4000 hives, now 120 hives and 200 nucs as a hobby, selling bees. T (mostly).