This was the day we had been waiting for. It was finally time to pull some honey! All of the classes, preparation and waiting had finally come to an end. I lit the smoker, we suited up and went to the apiary. This is when I realized that one person simply doesn’t have enough hands to harvest honey and take pictures. My wonderful wife and bee keeper extraordinaire Cynthia, took care of the photo documentation duties.
Honey supplies can sometimes be really expensive. For example, a honey bucket with a gate (or what most people would call a spout) at the bottom, usually starts at around $35.00 if you buy them from the bee suppliers. I’m sorry, but I just can’t see paying that kind of money for a $3.00 bucket […]