CONSULTATIONS for New Beekeepers and Hobbyists.......Need one-on-one help with your bees?
Selecting best location for bees on your property. Installing new packages or nucs. Queen locating, marking, and/or requeening. Routine Hive Inspections Honey Harvests Correcting cross comb Making nucs or splits Mite Treatments Troubleshooting problems with your colony. Aggressive Hive Assistance Survival through dearth / winter General Consultation on keeping and raising bees Post mortem analysis (lost colony)
HIVE MAINTENANCE Enjoy the benefits of beekeeping with none of the work. Beekeeping service for private home owners, education centers and businesses. Includes hive placement, what type of equipment is best for you, acquiring bees and installation then ongoing maintenance of the hive(s). Includes monthly inspections at a rate of $60 per hour plus needs of the hive(s). The bees, equipment, honey and other products belong to you. This is best if you want to ease yourself into managing your own hives but need some guidance or want a hive or two but do not have time for inspections. Hive maintenance MUST be done once a month. Monica specializes in safety and keeping gentle hives, a management must in urban areas. This is also a great option for hobbyists that are needing someone to check their hives while they are on vacation.
$60/hour (within Tucson, Marana, Picture Rocks, Green Valley, Arivaca, Sasabe and Three Points. Additional fees for any travel time outside these areas.)
PLUS price of any tools/bees/queens/products needed by your hive(s)
Examples include: frame of brood $35. frame of honey $25. New Queen $35. 1 lb Protein Patty......$4/lb Drawn Comb.....price varies 5 frame Nuc with New Queen $175