The Leaves Are Changing. Are Your Bees Ready?…By Alex Sandmann

Alex SandmannPost written by Alex Sandmann, Customer Service Expert | Consumer & Vendor Liaison | Market Researcher | Project Manager | Rancher | Fitness Enthusiast

The leaves are changing, there’s a nip in the air, everything you see now comes in “pumpkin spice” flavoring… so this can only mean one thing… Fall is officially upon us and Winter will soon be here.

As beekeepers we need to make sure that our hives are prepared to handle the winter. Surviving the winter is the most stressful period for honeybees. They don’t migrate south for the winter like birds and senior citizens. Continue reading “The Leaves Are Changing. Are Your Bees Ready?…By Alex Sandmann”

I’m Bee-coming Fascinated With Bees…By Alex Sandmann

Alex SandmannPost written by Alex Sandmann, Customer Service Expert | Consumer & Vendor Liaison | Market Researcher | Project Manager | Rancher | Fitness Enthusiast

I would like to start this blog post off with a little disclaimer:

I’m in no way, shape or form any type of expert on bees, their nutrition, honey production or disease! I’m just a guy who, when our company asked “Would anyone be interested in going to a seminar about beekeeping to learn more for our new product line?” I said “Sure.” Little did I know that it would make me bee-come so enamored with the subject that I too am now becoming an armature apiarist.

The purpose of this blog post is to talk about things to consider if you too are interested in starting your own hive. But before we dive into that I would like to take this time to tell you why I became so fascinated with bees: Continue reading “I’m Bee-coming Fascinated With Bees…By Alex Sandmann”