Over 40 years of horticulture and apiculture experience

Beekeeping consulting

Unsure how to hive your package or nucleus colony of bees? Need help with the step by step process of inspecting your colony? If you need one-on-one help with your beehives, we are available to assist. We have over 30 years of experience owning and operating our own honey bee apiary. Our beekeeping consulting services may include:

  • Hive setup (assembly, painting and placement)
  • Bee installation (package, nucs or swarms)
  • Regular maintenance inspection
  • Troubleshooting and hive diagnostics
  • Pollinator-friendly plant recommendations
  • Hive splits
  • Honey harvesting
  • Requeening
  • Combining hives
  • Swarm catching
  • Pest prevention
  • Winterizing

Landscape consulting

Need help creating a rain garden, designing a meadow or incorporating native plants into your landscape? Keystone Wildflowers can help you get started right when creating your own native landscape design. We can provide landscape consulting recommendations for site assessment, preparation, planting, and post-planning management for a diverse, healthy landscape.

All consultations start at $50/hour. Additional mileage fees will be charged depending on travel distance.

Contact Bill with your project details, and we can set up an appointment for assistance via telephone.

Due to the coronavirus, we are not conducting on-site consultations at this time. Please share any photos, videos, or detailed descriptions so we can help you to the best of our ability.