Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Swarm in July……

By J. Orem There is an old beekeeper’s saying, “A swarm in May is worth a load of hay; a swarm in June is worth a silver spoon; a swarm in July isn’t worth a fly.” From the mid 17th century it’s meaning rings as true today as it did then; the later in the…
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How much woodenware do I need?

By Jim Orem & Rick Orr I get the question every now and then, “How much woodenware do I really need?” I’m the wrong person to have such a question asked of me. Every February I have a pile of equipment (e.g. bottom boards, outer covers, inner covers, boxes, etc.) ready for spring that I…
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