Search:

Type: Posts; User: alexcc1

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    5
    Views
    669

    Re: i need some help fast please

    Another option is to combine the two colonies using the news paper method and let the stronger of the two queens reign supreme. Of course, if both queens are virgins, will still take some time for...
  2. Thread: Hello from FL!

    by alexcc1
    Replies
    4
    Views
    753

    Re: Hello from FL!

    FL Ranger

    Welcome to the forum. I also found myself asking more questions in my second, third, fourth ......... years. The more you learn the more questions you think to ask. I have been keeping...
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    400

    Re: How do you get swarm calls?

    I put my name in with my city animal control, Agricultural extension office, several pest companies, a local honey producer, and the fire department. After the first spring, I had so many calls that...
  4. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,339

    Re: Thermally Modified Wood

    Fortunately for us Reverend Langstroth took a gamble on a new technology.
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,339

    Re: Thermally Modified Wood

    Has anyone found any TMW in the dimensions needed to build boxes and bottom boards? Ya know 1"x10"s, 1"x8"s, and 1"x6"s?

    If I can find the correct dimension TMW I'll probably build a few and...
  6. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,339

    Thermally Modified Wood

    Before I get started, it isn't charcoal. :)

    Has anyone tried using "Thermally Modified Wood" (TMW) to build hive components?

    From Wikipedia: "Thermally modified wood is wood that has been...
  7. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,181

    Re: huge eye opener

    Wow! I am quite shocked by the number of negative and rude responses to the new guys post.

    "It is best not to consider credible everything one reads." It is also best not to "consider credible"...
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,734

    Re: Neat Beekeeping Site

    Doug,

    No I don't, but I'll try to locate the hives that you are talking about. What was so special about the paint job anyway?

    Alex
  9. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,734

    Re: Neat Beekeeping Site

    While some may use this information for less that honerable actions that can be negated with a little OPSEC or INFOSEC by placing your "pin" a considerable distance from your actual hive. For example...
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,734

    Neat Beekeeping Site

    All,

    I just found this beekeeping site that allows you to post the location of your hives (more or less) and tag it as a beekeeper, aspiring beekeeper, Bee Supplier, Beekeeper offering training,...
  11. Re: Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    My tour has come to an end and by mid July I should be home with my family. Thank you all for your comments and your contributions the honey and Deer Jerky we well received.


    Because of the...
  12. Re: Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    Hello all,

    I would like to thank everyone who sen honey my way here in Afghanistan. All of the varieties really went a long way to helping me educate people on bees and honey. I held several...
  13. Re: Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    So I was looking around about beekeeping in Afghanistan and this is what I found:
    http://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/beekeeping-replaces-opium-farming-in-afghanistan-video.html

    It appears that...
  14. Re: Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    Bevy's Honeybees

    I just received the honey today, 3 Apr, and the guys couldn't wait to try it. It really is funny to me to see grown men and women getting so excited over honey. The comments were...
  15. Re: Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    Bevy,

    Though I haven't seen any bees yet, I would expect that someone here keeps them. There is a lot of agriculture here, especially in the river valleys. Unfortunately, there are also acres and...
  16. Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    They couldn't believe it.

    Honey from different flowers has a different taste? That was the question that several of the folks that I work with, here in "lovely" Afghanistan, asked. So I had...
  17. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,031

    Re: Clothianidin Pesticide Must Be Banned

    This is what I had in mind:

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?265834-One-Million-Americans-Petition-EPA-to-ban-Clothianidin-as-highly-toxic-to-honeybees

    The ability to add your...
  18. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,031

    Clothianidin Pesticide Must Be Banned

    I found this to be an interesting read. I know that "us" little guys are out gunned by the corporate billions and their armies of lawyers, and lobbyists. However, I do find it hopeful that someone...
  19. Replies
    3
    Views
    812

    Degree growing day list help needed

    My problem is that i am having trouble finding good information on bloom date based on degree growing days. I have found some info about when the bloom of a few plants and trees start, but not much...
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,956

    Re: Good way to store supers filled with honey?

    I wrapped three supers with plastic wrap used by movers or in airports, I got it at Lowe's. Before completely sealing it up I put some dry ice (Walmart) to create a oxygen deprived environment.

    I...
  21. Replies
    2
    Views
    840

    Re: Moving to Spain

    Thanks! I really appreciate that.
  22. Bellevue man sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulent honey imports

    December 20, Bellevue Reporter (Washington; International) Bellevue man sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulent honey imports. A 70-year-old Bellevue, Washington man was sentenced in U.S....
  23. Replies
    2
    Views
    840

    Moving to Spain

    As I stated I am moving to Spain, and I want to keep a hive or two while I'm there. I'll probably take new wooden ware with me and assemble it when I get there. But does anyone know where I might get...
  24. Thread: Solar Vent

    by alexcc1
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,277

    Re: Solar Vent

    I tried something similar.

    I start with screened bottom boards.
    Next I cut the plywood out of an old inner cover, leaving only the "rim"; Stapled household aluminum screen to the top of the rim;...
  25. Replies
    3
    Views
    811

    Re: Freezing Experiences Deeps of Honey

    I don't think leaving it in the freezer will hurt anything. But if you don't want to leave it in there for that long I have a chemical free storage suggestion.

    Wrap it in plastic wrap just before...
Results 1 to 25 of 96
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4