Naming your apiary?

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by DLMKA, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Slowmodem

    Slowmodem New Member

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    In deference to the Tundra Division, the bee should be dressed in a parka. :thumbsup:
     
  2. Slowmodem

    Slowmodem New Member

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    I have to adhere to the Keep It Simple Stoopid (KISS) principle so that I can remember things. I live next to Hornsby Hollow Campground and recreation area. Honey starts with H. So I think I'll call it Hornsby Hollow Honey. I can handle up to 3 H's. (another H and it might get confused with the 4-H club).
     

  3. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    my pick of names was fairly simple.

    first I wanted a name short enough to fit on the label I attach to a mason jar lid. I am ET to a lot my friends and they were my bees so ETzzzBzzz became my label name.
     
  4. Pilotbeekeeper

    Pilotbeekeeper New Member

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    New to this myself and haven't decided on a name yet. First letter of my last name and my Partner's last name is the same "B". So, kinda thinking along those lines with names like "BB's Honey", or "B&B's Bee Honey"
    not very original i know. also he's my Pastor, so maybe we could use that somehow?

    PBK
     
  5. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    BBzzzzzz Honey

    2 Bzzzzzz Honey

    Two Bees Honey

    Preachers Honey

    Sinfully Good honey

    Sinfully Sweet Honey

    Nectar from Heaven Apiairy

    Heavenly Honey
     
  6. Indiana Dave

    Indiana Dave New Member

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    I am in a conundrum about choosing a name. My last name is Cruser, so naturally I thought of Cruser's Honey Farm or Cruser Family Honey Farm. I was sold on the idea until I started rethinking it. I live in a rural county that it known for its covered bridges (over 20), we even have a festival here called the "Parke County Covered Bridge Festival" that is attended by millions of people for one week in October. I think Covered Bridge Honey Farm would be more appealing than Cruser's/Cruser Family Honey Farm, plus if I had a website, it would pop up in searches for "covered bridge...."
    What do you think? I am looking for any input here, please :)
     
  7. PerryBee

    PerryBee New Member

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    Sounds real good to me. :thumbsup:
    Up in New Brunswick (next to Nova Scotia) there are covered bridges that attract visitors as well.
    Beautiful!
     
  8. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    I like the covered bridge name, especially when you have a festival in your area for it. Sounds like a good marketing strategy. You could even change up the pics on the jar labels featuring different bridges.
     
  9. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm at a loss on this myself
     
  10. kebee

    kebee Active Member

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    Me too, if it ever comes to that point.

    kebee
     
  11. efmesch

    efmesch Active Member

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    How about pastorized honey? :rolling:
     
  12. G3farms

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    ef that's a goodun for sure :lol::lol:
     
  13. DLMKA

    DLMKA New Member

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    We get raw milk and i always tell people that it's only pasturized in the summer. The typica response is "the heat pasturizes it?" No, the cows are grazing on pasture.
     
  14. Zulu

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    Zulu Bees here, also easy,

    Some know the story, I was transferred from South Africa to the states , and the guys I was working with xpected a black guy, so I called myself Zu​lu.... Been Zulu on every forum I frequent.

    I have an artist working on a bee with a Zulu Shield and spear for my logo, should bee ready for this harvest.

    My Boy Scout project was also easy , Scoutbee 107 , the number being the troop number.
     
  15. AcmeBees

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    Since I'm just getting started, My apiary is still called "the backyard"
     
  16. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    sounds good too!!

    Backyard Apiary

    backyard beekeeper
     
  17. d.magnitude

    d.magnitude New Member

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    I finally settled on "Sun Bear Apiary" for myself. Hence the new avatar. I had a short list of potential names, and most people liked this one (even if it wasn't my favorite at first). I also think it has great logo potential; Sun Bears are one of the funkiest-looking bears out there.

    A Sun Bear is also known as the Malaysian Honey Bear. Also when I was a Zookeeper years ago, one of my favorite animals I cared for was a Sun Bear by the name of "Buckwheat". So I personally have the buckwheat=honey association going on. I can attest that she really did love honey.

    Anyway, I really do think it's a good idea to bounce potential names off of other people. What sounds good to you might have different connotations to others, and vice-versa.

    -Dan

    ps- I should probably go ahead and change my name on the forum as well; it's dumb, but I started using it a long time ago. I'll probably keep it for now for continuity.
     
  18. efmesch

    efmesch Active Member

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    Congrats on your choice of a name and new avatar. :thumbsup: Hope it leads you to a long and successful honey production career.
     
  19. PerryBee

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    Can we change our forum name?
    In that case, I would like to change mine to "Good Looking". :cool:
    Naw, nobody would believe it!
     
  20. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    Good idea. Glad to do it for you.... :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: