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  1. The Practical Beekeeper
    http://www.xstarpublishing.com/#Beekeeping%20Mentor%20in%20a%20Book Beekeeping Mentor in a Book by Donald Studinski Details: Paperback 8 1/2 x 11 in. Color 248 pages 222 illustrations. This is a beautiful book with color pictures throughout and some amazing photography. But more than that it...
  2. For Sale
    This book takes you through a year of beekeeping in a cold climate without chemicals, with the assumption you are a complete beginner. Every other chapter is focused on a month of the year while the chapters between pick an applicable topic to explore further. This is not an idealistic view of...
  3. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    I'm a high school student that is doing a project about bees and I need a mentor that is willing to examine my project and guide me through my research. If anyone is willing please let me know.
  4. Beekeeping 101
    Im in Garner, NC if anyone near has experience with foundationless. I'm new with 2 hives from packages started in April. The brood comb is being built but is getting merged with adjacent frames or doubled up in spots. I put on 2nd bodies last weekend and checked today. I used 2 wax foundations...
  5. Bee Forum
    Picked up 20 nucs yesterday and got 10 installed last night. The bees were very agitated and aggressive so I assumed it was from the 4 1/2 hour drive home with them in the back of the truck. Got several stings through my suite to show me all the places that it was stretched tight without enough...
  6. Welcome Forum
    This is my first year beekeeping after falling in love with bees last year. I work at a museum with a bee exhibit and spent many of my breaks just watching the bees. We have an amazing observation hive, a KTB, and a langstroth hive. Last year we had three swarms from these hives possibly because...
  7. Bee Forum
    I have an issue with my local bee club. I've been keeping 4 springs now. When I started, i had never been around a bee, or keeper, or hive. Never had a mentor. Club has never "done"' that. Made lots of mistakes, learned from them, continued on. I love to teach. I didn't want anyone to have to...
  8. Beekeeping 101
    Hey All, I am brand new to beekeeping and looking at it for as a viable option on my ranch. I am located in the lovely East Texas Oak/ Pine belt and my property is surrounded by amazing agriculture land, cow pasture, and the 10k acres of lovely Sabine River bottoms full of water oak pines and...
  9. Bee Forum
    I have had people ask me if I would do a beekeeping mentoring/consulting session to help them solve a problem such as laying workers, requeening, hive inspection, making first split, marking queens, etc. I have done it at least once for a fee, and it has me wondering if I could make a side...
  10. Welcome Forum
    Hey all, I just recently purchased my dream home in Sierra Vista, AZ on an acre of land. I'm an avid gardner and in the intrest of higher yeilds I started learning about honeybees. Holy smokes I'm hooked! I've read pretty much anything I can get my hands on and I'm going to buy the hives this...
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