Back to beekeeping

December 31, 2011. It’s supposed to get up to 70+ degrees here in Richardson, so I’ll spend the beautiful day outside, building swarm traps for this upcoming spring.

The design is from Rob over at http://www.BeeMaster.com

I’ll tip up a glass in a toast for a bounty of bees this year!

Finished building – Last for 2011

Finished building

Here’s the final parting shot of the last build for 2011. See ya next year! Now, it’s time to work on my bee hives!

Build in Arlington – Day 1

Tired. More got done today than is in today’s pictures. Will post more tomorrow.

Where the building goes

Skids & Floor Trusses

Side Walls & My Helper

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Wood cut & ready

12/26 – I’d say that I have about 80% of the wood cut, and ready to build. Early morning and long day tomorrow for the shed to go into place. It’s right at a 50-55 mile trip each way – so I need to get as much done on day one as possible. That’s why […]

Year end work

11×11 Storage Building – Xmas Eve!

I’ll close out the year with a final storage building build in Arlington, Texas.

The build will be documented here. The first pic is of most of the materials loaded up and ready to take to the home office. As much as I hate handling all this lumber […]

Hoodlums

Wow.. All I can say… Well – I had MORE to say the other day.

I went to pick up one of my daughters from her Mother’s house. After pulling out of her driveway, and heading out, I heard a loud BANG as something hit the car. I really didn’t know what it was – […]

New Jackets

My new Beekeeping jackets from HTK Bee Supply arrived last week.  They were running a sale on them last month – and I took advantage of the sale, and ordered (2) jackets.  Saved MUCHO DINERO.  They appear to be of good quality.  The only thing I seem to not like, though, is that the zippers […]

Honeybee Swarm and Colony Removal

I have added a page specifically for honeybee removals – in preparation for the 2012 Spring Swarm season.

If you, or someone you know has a swarm of honeybees that have clustered in your yard, trees, on a fence, under the eve of your home, or on your playground equipment, then give me a call. […]