Search:

Type: Posts; User: jkpitts

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,139

    Re: Cypress wood for boxes?

    Be careful buying cypress from a sawmill. It must be dried in a kilm or air dried down to about 10% moisture or it will warp real bad. This recommendation is not just for cypruss but for all wood...
  2. Replies
    0
    Views
    283

    No stored pollen

    I started two packages on drawn frames on April 9. I see little brood, appears to be just enough to keep the hives at the same level. No build up. I verified that both queens are healthy and in...
  3. Replies
    132
    Views
    14,200

    Re: Upgrade successful!

    Barry, Thanks for upgrading. Its probably my old tired eyes but I have a real hard time reading the orange color print on white background.
  4. Replies
    8
    Views
    663

    Re: Hello from Junction, Texas

    Welcome David. You should learn a lot from these guys and gals. Once lived in Northampton, just south of Woodlands. Now in Mineral, about 80 Miles south of San Antonio. Welcome to the forum. John
  5. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,312

    Re: Greetings from Bitterroot valley Montana

    Welcome. This is a good place to learn bee things. Wow what a beautiful place you live.
  6. Re: Care to share your apple rootstock/scion grafting experiences?

    There are some real good videos on apple grafting on Youtube. Just search for Apple grafting. I try real hard to graft avocados with only limites success.
  7. Replies
    13
    Views
    5,676

    Re: Deep Hive Body vs Medium

    Good advice KWEST. I am just starting so I will build all mine from the beninning to be mediums. I am pretty old and every little bit will help the old back. My wife plans to help so the med. will...
  8. Replies
    6
    Views
    909

    Re: Bees disappeared

    Thank you for the excellent advicer. I will freeze the drawn out comb and save as you said. I am amazed, you guys think of everything. thanks JKPitts
  9. Replies
    13
    Views
    5,676

    Re: Deep Hive Body vs Medium

    Thank you for your thoughts on the subject. I think I made an assumption that this would mean less equipment which is evidently wrong. I do believe the "everything fits" is enough to go with it. ...
  10. Replies
    13
    Views
    5,676

    Deep Hive Body vs Medium

    I build my own hives and have been considering using exclusively medium hive bodies instead of deep and shallow supers. It seems to me that if all the equipment was interchangable, less inventory...
  11. Replies
    6
    Views
    909

    Re: Bees disappeared

    Thanks for the answer. Your answer seems accurate to me. I guess I need to learn a lot more. When I start my new colony in the spring I will follow your advice closely. Thank You
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    909

    Bees disappeared

    I have only been beekeeping since last May. One hive. The colony did not do well thur the summer with declining numbers each time inspected. I fed them two different times in July & August. ...
  13. Replies
    4
    Views
    708

    Thanks for having Me

    I am new to beekeeping and hope to learn a lot of things I need to know. I am from South Texas. It is warm most of the time. Extremely hot in Summer. Not so hot in Winter. I am trying to grow...
Results 1 to 13 of 13