New Online Beekeeping Course: Learn beekeeping one step at a time.

If you have ever considered getting into beekeeping or are currently struggling with your own beehives, this is the course for you! I’ve been creating a new course designed to teach you beekeeping from the ground up! Together, we will cover: Beekeeping Equipment The best time to start Tools of the Trade Protective Gear Disease…

Nucs vs. Package Bees: which is better?

As a beginner beekeeper it’s difficult to know where to start. Beekeeping is probably one of the most exciting and difficult hobbies there are. It doesn’t have to be difficult because I’m going to give you get a head start to give you an advantage over inexperience! One of the first decisions is whether to…

Top Bar Beekeeping: why it’s better

You’re reading this post for one of two reasons: 1) You’re interested in beekeeping and want to know WHY I believe Top Bar Beekeeping is better before getting started Or B) You completely disagree and are trying to find a hole in my argument. Well, I welcome the both of you! Let me begin by…

What to look for in a good pair of bee gloves

When I’m doing a hive inspection or just poking my nose in a beehive for the fun of it, I prefer to go gloveless. But there are times when the bees just will not allow for that. It is during these times that you must have a quality pair of gloves that bees cannot sting…

Elements of a Good beekeeping Smoker

A good Smoker is worth its weight in beeswax. When you find a good smoker, it could last you for years. When your smoker falls apart with minimal use, it sucks. I’m going to show you what to look for in a good quality smoker to save you time, money and a few bee stings….

Top 3 beekeeping Veils: what to get & what to avoid

When it comes to protective clothing for beekeepers, any veil is better than no veil at all. Especially when inspecting one of your ‘hot’ hives, if you know what I mean. But not all veils are created equal. I’m going to show you the top three with all their pros and cons so that you…

Emergency Spring feeding: Best way to feed bees Quickly

Spring has sprung and the rain won’t let the bees come out to play. Have you ever done your first hive inspection in the spring, only to discover that your bees needed food; like yesterday? Beehives can get dangerously low on food stores and possibly starve when the weather does not allow for early spring…