Monthly Archives: May 2011

Easy and Cheap 5-Frame Nuc Assembly

As mentioned in our initial equipment post, a real cheap way to get started it so spend $12 on plywood and $20 or so on frames and build yourself some 5-frame nucs.  Here is a video going over the assembly … Continue reading

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Initial equipment

There are several pieces of equipment that you need to acquire before you even think about getting bees.  You can’t put out a swarm trap, retrieve a swarm or buy a package without some place to put them and some gear to … Continue reading

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Beekeeping on the Cheap!

Our world needs beekeepers! The decline of the honeybee in North America is a scary but undeniable phenomenon. And as the past generations of backyard bee keepers slowly die out, there is a desperate need for new “beeks” to come … Continue reading

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