PDA

View Full Version : Beekeeping 101



Pages : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 [46] 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103

  1. what's SHB?
  2. All Honey...nothing else.
  3. Drawing next years bood comb...
  4. Feeding back honey
  5. Quanity of Feed
  6. Mite Count w/Solid Bottom Board
  7. photo: Do I have a problem?
  8. help combining queenless hive
  9. Robber Screens Long Term
  10. Just Hived a Swarm
  11. Cloudy raw honey
  12. Need Old Timers Help
  13. Changes in feeding
  14. Pollen Harvest Question
  15. New Beek Intro and Questions
  16. first varroa
  17. new hive not building on 2nd super
  18. Hive Top Feeder & Black Ants
  19. retrieving bees from floor
  20. Bees Not Drawing Wax Comb!!
  21. New and taking over someone else hives, what should I do?
  22. Need help on 2 fronts
  23. Oh, Lordy, what've I done?
  24. Another intro.
  25. lawsuits, liability, class actions....
  26. still just one deep
  27. Input please based on pictures
  28. harvest question
  29. Have You Got The Answer To Any Of These?
  30. First time extracting.
  31. Trouble
  32. Where are these HIVE BEETLES coming from
  33. NEWBEE to Beekeeping
  34. Idea for easy feeding
  35. Unproductive Hive
  36. Bees boiling up
  37. cut out tools needed?
  38. Aggression
  39. What to look for/expect
  40. What do you call that honey gunk?
  41. Refractometer Question
  42. Clearing out a frame-
  43. Reversing Deep Supers and Fall Mngt.
  44. repairing/preventing torn comb
  45. Late start on nuc
  46. Getting ready for next year, swarm capture, splitting, etc
  47. Fed Up With it.
  48. is my hive top feeder leaking?
  49. Well its August, whats next
  50. Slatted Rack
  51. Is it too late in the season to re-queen?
  52. Question
  53. Combining Hives? Help Needed!!
  54. Overwintering success
  55. Late Summer / Fall manipulations
  56. late summer super arrangement and Earwigs!
  57. Lots of honey, not too many bees
  58. Question for SC Beeks
  59. New SBB and inspection
  60. No eggs in the hive.
  61. Would you treat?
  62. Poor Man's Extractor
  63. Inspections affecting new bees?
  64. I never listen...ugh
  65. Moving a Frame
  66. mixing horses and hives?
  67. Honey flow in SE MI
  68. Wintering
  69. Fumagillin application question
  70. Late supering
  71. Late supering 2
  72. Re-queen queenright hive with NUC
  73. Beeyard Ground Cover
  74. queen is now a laying worker
  75. VM counts
  76. How to get a swarm out of siding/decking?
  77. Feeding Pollen and Disease Transmission
  78. Advice and guidelines please..
  79. Bees not open-feeding. Why?
  80. Attn PA beeks
  81. OB Hive combine question
  82. Why bees dont' migrate...?
  83. Reduced egg laying
  84. Bright bee yellow and dinjy bee yellow
  85. How far apart should I space my hives....
  86. combining hives
  87. Newbie Costs of Starting Out: Crunch My Numbers and Detailing My Experience So Far
  88. Dead bees
  89. Brood Frame Inspection
  90. maybe the good old days were good
  91. Bees on the front of Hive
  92. Feeding frames honey back to the bees now- How To
  93. Fall Hive smells and Goldenrod/Aster
  94. Need some Help Bees swarmed today.
  95. Calculating supplemental pollen needs
  96. sugar water
  97. did I re-queen the wrong way?
  98. newbee and strawberries..
  99. Honey Containters
  100. Have I messed up
  101. Bees per pound
  102. Bee Police Needed?
  103. Mistake #3,125
  104. Hive has queen cells
  105. Position of colony for winter
  106. Question
  107. sugar
  108. Hot bees
  109. Harvesting Honey
  110. My best beehive so far...
  111. complete beginner questions
  112. when do u guys sugar water
  113. What to ask the farmer next door?
  114. honey question
  115. Foundationless?
  116. is it too late in season to add a super?
  117. Winter prep and nectar frames
  118. Fall flow
  119. Brood Area Size/Bee Population Questions
  120. How to save money...
  121. time of honey extraction question
  122. abandonment?
  123. What are my bees doing?
  124. Extracting without equipment
  125. swarm?
  126. wax moths
  127. supers over inner cover-when and why?
  128. aggressive hives, Saratoga County NY
  129. Now hold on just a darned second. . . .
  130. My first swarm
  131. moving hives
  132. White Dutch clover seed
  133. Frame cleaning
  134. Greenhouse bees - what type?
  135. PROBLEM with transferring bees from nuc to hive
  136. Wax Moths!
  137. First Aid for back filled brood nest?
  138. Ways to get your wife to file for divorce....
  139. Feeding with miteaway
  140. young bee larvae in front of hive
  141. Winter prep questions...
  142. Exactly what to leave in hives for winter, cold climate?
  143. Honey bees sucking up water, [picture]
  144. Lack of young brood
  145. new to the hobby
  146. too late in season to add a super?
  147. Too late to save queenless hive?
  148. Varroa in September Question?
  149. Between a rock and a hard place, and an iron curtain
  150. Getting the queen to the bottom
  151. Honey-less hives
  152. preserving interior wood of hive
  153. Powdered sugar with no SBB
  154. more hive construction q's (airflow)
  155. Screened bottom board, when to cover
  156. beekeeping blues....normal?
  157. Bitter honey?
  158. Splits
  159. Postponing extractor clean-up
  160. Reasons for Bearding
  161. 6 week old swarm "cutout"
  162. Honey harvest question
  163. How long after it rains until the nectar flow increases?
  164. 1 package and 2 queens
  165. Heat my honey?
  166. Reversing supers and what are the signs that your hive should be split?
  167. "Hell hath no fury like...."
  168. Requeening question, need advice
  169. When to remove drone comb
  170. Positive feedback - it sure is nice
  171. When do you stop doing cut-outs?
  172. Light hives after the main flow
  173. Queens age
  174. Can hive be too big in the fall?
  175. Supers with nectar
  176. wax moths
  177. robbing without chemicals?
  178. First Swarm Pics
  179. Overwintering Nucs gone Crazy?
  180. Should I take off the second deep?
  181. Getting Ready for Ike
  182. Feeding dry sugar in the winter
  183. best way to combine hives
  184. feeders
  185. Organic vs traditional beekeeping.
  186. Urban beekeeping and neighbors.
  187. Allergy testing for my toddler?
  188. Getting bees out of Supers
  189. An idea for a SHB trap?
  190. Wintering Bees in Oregon
  191. Suggestions for best queen s to buy for Western Washington
  192. Cleaning the heat knife.... :(
  193. what to do or not do?
  194. to drill or not to drill a hole
  195. American Bee Journal
  196. AHB The class room 3 to 4 pounds?
  197. New Recipe.... "Honey Raspberry Creme Brule"
  198. Moldy Frames
  199. Wasps invading hive
  200. Question
  201. Something new to me today
  202. How to transfer hives to new hive stand
  203. When to Harvest?
  204. When to Harvest?
  205. found a swarm
  206. overwintering in nuc vs. single deep.
  207. Spring Populations and Brood Rearing
  208. Getting bees off SBB and into hive
  209. Spring splits
  210. Wasp traps safe for bees?
  211. video links
  212. Not filling lower box
  213. Mite-Away II and feeding
  214. warming refrigerated honey
  215. Balling Queen???
  216. Poisoned?
  217. Did I Cause Robbing?
  218. wintering questions
  219. Robbed!
  220. Protecting hives from pesticide spraying
  221. over feeding?
  222. Cleaning bee jackets
  223. 5 frame nucs for honey production
  224. Big Fat Mess
  225. building extractor, need bucket...
  226. Two nucs in one deep hive body...
  227. New queen now or just combine?
  228. Good book recommendation
  229. Reusing free buckets
  230. Inner cover notch and hole
  231. Question about nectar
  232. saving a fall swarm
  233. I need advice on mites!
  234. excape board issues
  235. Storing supers..PDB???
  236. Requeening during treatment?
  237. approximately how long does it take to extract 4 shallow frames with a hand crank?
  238. Communal Feeding
  239. Wondering about winter space needs
  240. It's Autumn. Now what?
  241. water got into extracted honey on accident
  242. Brood in Super
  243. Requeening
  244. moving bees
  245. Too many bees to pull super?
  246. Moving supers from strong to weak hive?
  247. Honey - bad, pawpaws-good
  248. Another "its autumn so now what" thread...
  249. wriggling abdomen
  250. Bees moved up, should i leave or take action?