Five goals for years one

As I anxiously wait for my first bees to arrive, I’m consuming as many beekeeping resources as possible; books, videos, web sites, beekeeping association meetings, etc. I’m beefing up my knowledge so that when the nectar’s flowing and my bees take flight, I’m ready for whatever is thrown at me.

At the very beginning, before I knew anything about keeping bees, I envisioned having dozens of jars of honey and perhaps enough beeswax to make some lip balm or something. More recently, my thoughts have shifted slightly and I have some new goals for my first year as a beekeeper: Read the rest of this entry »