Category Archives: beekeeping

Status on the 2017 Nuc Season

Greetings my seasoned and aspiring fellow beekeepers. It has been a while since I’ve formally reached out to you with a communication regarding the 2017 nucs. This year truly has been a wild season to say the least. Warm spells, cold spells, rain, hail and snow, etc., you name it we’ve had it this year. […]

Picking up your 2016 Nuc(s)

PICKING UP YOUR NUC(s) By now you’ve received a notice with date(s) for nuc and queens pick up/shipping. The time frame set for this is May 28 – June 26, 2016, anytime between 7-10am, appointments necessary. If you do not have an email from us confirming your schedule, please do not show up without an […]

2016 Honey Bee Season Progress

Greetings from wonderful West Virginia, Spring is well on its way, and lots of outdoor activities are keeping us very busy. For one, in our bee yards we have been diligently controlling swarming in our colonies. With the variable weather, rain, cold, and windy at times, the bees has spent most of the past 11 […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Greetings my fellow Beekeepers, As we look forward to one of our nation’s greatest holidays, when we gather with our families and friends, I want to sincerely reach out to you in gratitude for your consideration and support. Many of your emails have gone unanswered, but not intentionally. My wife and I had a rough […]

The latest Russian Nucs news

Update: 2015 Russian Nucs Howdy fellow beekeepers!!! I am sure by now you are as anxious to hear about the nucs as we are to tell you all about them. We’ve firmed up dates for pick up  and shipping of your nucs. You must email us with a date and time that will work for […]

Spring has Sprung & Our Russian Honey Bees Are on the Go

Spring has sprung and with it lots of outdoor activities are keeping us very breezy. For one, in our bee yards we have been diligently preparing our hives for the upcoming season. Our Russian queens are steady laying building up that brood nest and the little worker bees are back and forth with their daily […]

2014 Nuc Progress Update

As the season moves forward, we have received many inquiries about the progress of the nucs and delivery dates. So we decided to send a group update instead of individual emails and hope this answers your concerns. If not, please feel free to contact us. Undoubtedly, this is a great season and hopes are high […]

2014 Honey Bee Season Update

As we welcome the long awaited spring season, and shower our soul with the pleasant weather that we’ve been experiencing recently, I know that many of us grow anxious when it comes to the honey bees, especially if you have been waiting for them for what seems to be a good while. Brood and bees […]

2014 West Virginia Beekeepers of the Year

From left to right:                                     Charles & Maxine Walter, Eastern Panhandle Judy & Frank Wilhelm, Preston County _________________________________ Charles and Maxine Walter manage about 200+ hives, and run all Russian stock.  Charles has been keeping bees on and […]

Have a Prosperous 2014

Maxine and I want to extend our wishes for a very happy New Year.    I know 2013 was a particularly challenging year for most of us beekeepers. The cold snaps early in the season, lots of rain, and at Walter’s Wholesome Goods, we faced some additional challenges.  But in spite of all of the […]

Bees for Sale

Walter’s Wholesome Goods apiaries are comprised of 100% Russian honey bees released by the USDA Bee Lab in Baton Rouge, LA. Our out-apiaries are located across the region, spanning from West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia. Learn More

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