Consulting Services: $60/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 your high-resolution photos of the issue really help!
(360) 483-9754 or Contact Me
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”
[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”
[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”
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”
I recommend contacting Michael for any beekeeping questions. Read more “Chuck Howell”
I would trust Michael to do the best for me and my bees. Read more “Janet Wilson”
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”