Corvallis, Oregon

Honey Harvesting Supplies Now In Stock

Hopefully this has been a successful year for your foragers and you have stacks of boxes to harvest!  We now have a large range of honey extracting, filtering, and bottling … Continue reading

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4″ Perennials On Sale Now

Perennials in 4″ pots are now on sale – buy three get one free (while supplies last).  Come see us at Shonnard’s Nursery and browse for beekeeping supplies and bee loved plants, … Continue reading

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COMING SOON – Honey Extractor Rental

We will soon be offering a Maxant 3/6/9 stainless steel hand crank extractor for rent.  The extracting package will include the extractor, an uncapping tank, electric hot knife, and uncapping … Continue reading

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Beekeeper’s Task List – July

by Karessa Torgerson What you do in July will have a measurable impact on your colony’s chance of winter survival.  Bees raised after this month must endure the long, wet … Continue reading

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Beekeeper’s Task List – June

June Colony Management Ready or not, blackberry season is here! The honey flow is at peak now. You should be seeing fresh white wax and a lot of nectar coming … Continue reading

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Beekeeper’s Task List – April

Pacific Northwest springs can be tough on both bees and their keepers! Just about everything you do in spring should be geared toward helping your bees reach peak population at … Continue reading

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Now is the Season for Drone Frames

Use drone comb in the spring and summer to trap varroa mites and reduce the mite population as much as 50%, without using chemicals! When the drone brood is capped, … Continue reading

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Beekeeper’s Task List – March

All over the valley, honey bee colonies are booming. Many are more than ready to be split, but splitting can be a risky proposition this early in the year. Queens … Continue reading

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Shipping Now Available

We are now offering shipping anywhere in the United States, tax-free from Oregon!  As we get our shipping department off the ground, and to give you the best shipping rates … Continue reading

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Seeds for Bee Loved Plants – Start Planning Your Garden Now

Spring is here, which means it’s time to start planning your garden.  Starting seeds is an easy, affordable way to ensure you have luscious blooms available for pollinators to enjoy in … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

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