Month: January 2013

Transitioning to Natural Beekeeping

Transitioning to Natural Beekeeping

The principles are simple: get the bees into clean equipment let them build a natural broodnest or approximate a natural broodnest with a mix of small and large cell size frames keep the broodnest clean Always: make small, judicious changes evaluate every change for the […]

Natural Beekeeping Isn’t

Natural Beekeeping Isn’t

Natural beekeeping isn’t: a cheap way to push the bees a silver bullet for all beekeeping problems about methodologies let alone beekeeping grandpa’s beekeeping small cell another version of organic beekeeping immortal beekeeping It Isn’t Pushing Natural is not a cheap way to push the […]

Sounds

Sounds

Natural beekeepers are immersed in a sensory world. Our senses help us: understand natural processes evaluate a colony’s condition access the effects our management enjoy the experience But our senses have limitations which can mislead us if they aren’t understood. Googling optical illusions yields links […]