Category: Gear for Beekeeping

There is a lot of gear for beekeeping but consider carefully before making a purchase. Most of the times the bees just don’t care so the gear is really for the keepers, not the bees.

Apis mellifera mellifera

Apis Musings by Walrus

I’ve been thinking about bees and beekeeping. Most people who know me have figured out that bees occupy 95% of my brain, although other things sometimes make an appearance. Arsenal FC once took up much more brain than it now does; it was downhill after Vieira left. I […]

Honeybee collecting ivy pollen

Buying Stuff

Now is the time when I buy lots of bee stuff. It’s better to buy things when items are being discounted than wait until spring when suppliers run out of stock. I know that beekeepers are not well known for getting their wallets out, but I’m okay with […]

Does size matter?

I recently had my 54th birthday, which was a pleasant affair spent with family doing what walruses do best, eating and basking. Well, actually we ate tapas then laid about watching Guardians of the Galaxy 2, which is like basking but without the sun. I don’t know how […]