Alternative Beekeeping, Articles

What is your Beekeeper Style?

The Buzz from Ernie: A monthly column about alternative beekeeping. What kind of bee keeper are you? What is your bee keeping style? Last month I spoke of the Beekeeper style or style of beekeeping. What’s that all about? Let me start by quoting the famous beekeeper, F.E. Moeller. “Beekeepers in managing or manipulating colonies, are merely facilitating normal biological colony changes…

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Alternative Beekeeping, Articles

Alternative Beekeeping

The Buzz from Ernie: A monthly column about alternative beekeeping. My personal beekeeping philosophy is, “It’s all about the bees”. I have kept bees in Warres, Top Bars, Langstroths, and various other hive styles over the years. I love keeping bees in any manner of hive. I have never felt one particular style of hive was right or wrong, better or…

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