I was at another of my beekeeping coaching clients place recently to make my preliminary inspection as I prepare to take on apiary management duties while they are out doing their work in the upcoming busy season for them.
Basically, it’s what I call my “back-up beekeeper” service to step in for short times while clients are otherwise occupied focusing on things taking a higher priority in their lives for the time being.
I manage hives for people when they have to travel extensively for work. I step in for those experiencing sudden illness or similar issues. I hold down the fort when people find themselves about to go on extended leave for a vacation or educational endeavor.
It all starts with my sitting down with the beekeeper to find out their objectives and strategies