Our guest this week on the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast is Charlotte Ekker Wiggins, a fellow beekeeper and writer. We chat about her ingenious beekeeping tips, as well as her tricks for gardening on a limestone hillside.
Charlotte is author of the award-winning book, The Beekeeper’s Diary, and several others. She’s also has done a TEDx talk on Why Bugs Matter. She’s chatting with us today from her home in Rolla, Missouri.
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Resources for Charlotte Ekker Wiggins
Visit Charlotte Ekker Wiggins’s website, Home Sweet Bees, to learn more about beekeeping
Check out Charlotte’s other website about gardening at GardeningCharlotte.com
Thinking of starting a bee club? Get Charlotte’s other book on how to start a successful bee club
Listen to Charlotte’s TEDx talk here
Formic – Charlotte’s preferred treatment for varroa mites
Coming in Spring 2023 – Charlotte’s new book, Bees Need Flowers
If you are considering taking up beekeeping, Charlotte’s book is a great place to start. I’ve you’ve been beekeeping for a while, you’ll still learn something from it. What’s your favorite beekeeping tip? Post it in the comments below.