Consulting Services: $50/hour + travel time one way. One hour minimum.
My services include:
- Basic Beekeeping Education – Getting Started with Bees
- Hive Inspections
- Vacation Care for Your Hives
- Placing Hives to Advantage
- Parasite and Disease Control
- Queen Introduction and Marking
- Equipment Recommendations
- Custom Apiary Maintenance
- And MORE! Let’s talk!
Brief phone/email/text consultation is FREE and high resolution photos really help!
(360) 483-9754 or Send Me A Message Online
Due to [Michael’s] help I am a much more confident bee keeper and able to manage challenges on my own.… Read more “Gary Bachman”
[Michael has] come to my home and guided me through inspections, identified problems, and helped me understand the intricacies of beekeeping.… Read more “Emilie Jenkins”
Brian and Marcia Hoelzen
The northwest is a challenging place to be a beekeeper, but Michael has saved our hives more than once.… Read more “Brian and Marcia Hoelzen”
I recommend contacting Michael for any beekeeping questions.… Read more “Chuck Howell”
There was plenty of bee keeping information in print and on line, but what ultimately worked for me was [finding Michael] and having him become my “bee mentor”. … Read more “Dick Steinkamp”
Kirsten Drickey and Kendall Whitney
Michael’s thorough and thoughtful advice helped us weather our first season as beekeepers, and I look forward to learning more from him as we–hopefully!–advance in our skills as beekeepers.… Read more “Kirsten Drickey and Kendall Whitney”
[Michael] has encyclopedic knowledge of honey bees, beekeeping, and honey production, and he is able to share it in an understandable way.… Read more “Evan Jones”
I would trust Michael to do the best for me and my bees.… Read more “Janet Wilson”