The listener questions just keep on coming, so the guys keep the answers coming. Tune in now to catch up with Ken’s hives and get your own questions answered.
These guys have no concept of time when recording, and Ken is a master at derailing a topic right off into left field. Thanks to all these factors, we present to you another assortment of random clips that were cut from previous episodes due to topic or time constraints. Enjoy!
Ken has been getting a lot of requests for bee related things as people start to learn that he has taken up the hobby. Now, he has encountered his first real moral dilemma that can come with the territory. Tune in now, and help Ken determine what the best course of action would be in this situation.
Ken just can’t seem to help himself when it comes to buying things. He recently found a deal where a local beekeeper was looking to sell two complete 10 frame hives, and naturally Ken jumped on the opportunity.
What happens when you have a couple of colonies that both seem just so-so and winter is approaching? Well, one option might be to combine the two weaker colonies to create a colony strong enough to potentially survive the coming winter. In this episode John and Ken discuss how you can consolidate colonies to improve their chances at winter survival.
In this episode John and Ken speak directly to those of you who reside in the northern United States… Winter is Coming! This episode will, hopefully, help lead you in the right direction when preparing your hives to survive your first northern winter. At the very least, it will give you a lot to think about, and a lot more to look up! Are you prepared for winter?
They are those little black bugs that we try desperately to smash every time we see them. People panic the first time they see them in their colony, and even blame them for colony losses… It’s the one and only hive beetle! Come join us for this bonus episode to learn a little bit about what all the stink is over these little black beetles.
You know you love them, thats why you keep sending them in! Its time for another round of listener questions to help get you through your tough spots. This is actually our longest episode to date, and it packed full of random and useful information just for you. Enjoy!
For some of us, the summer dearth is still lingering while others are already starting to feel the approach of fall. If you have not already done so, then Its time to start your fall preparations. In this episode the guys discuss some of the things you should keep in mind during this short transitionary period between seasons.
In this episode John and Ken are left reeling after a very topsy-turvy week of beekeeping bizarreness. Nothing went as planned, and the bees were defying all normal actions for this time of year. After this week John was left with one main statement… Seriously, WTF Bees?!?!