Search:

Type: Posts; User: EZride

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Thread: Crazy Comb

    by EZride
    Replies
    3
    Views
    196

    Re: Crazy Comb

    Put an empty super with foundation or drawn out comb below them and use a bee escape.
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    202

    Re: Will they recover the nectar/honey?

    I would put it in an empty frame using rubber bands to hold it in place. The bees will connect it to the frames. You save the honey and the comb.
  3. Thread: Bee Vacs

    by EZride
    Replies
    4
    Views
    324

    Re: Bee Vacs

    I built one like the Robo Bee Vac. Works great every time, easy to build, easy to use. Very few dead bees and any trash that gets sucked up stays in the bottom. http://youtu.be/922gkjV3iqA
  4. Thread: Wax question

    by EZride
    Replies
    2
    Views
    209

    Wax question

    If you use a sideliner uncapper from Brushy Mountain or a hand rolling uncapper where your not removing the cappings just pricking small holes in the wax capping, what do the bees do with the left...
  5. Replies
    15
    Views
    636

    Re: Overwintering medium nucs

    I had 3 single 8 frame hives that died this winter. Plenty of honey left, honey on the other side of the frame where they died. Checked them end of Jan. all seemed good and healthy. March all 3 dead,...
  6. Replies
    15
    Views
    636

    Re: Overwintering medium nucs

    What's the latest you'd start a nuc to overwinter?
  7. Replies
    15
    Views
    636

    Overwintering medium nucs

    Anyone ever overwinter double medium nucs? I run all 8 frame mediums, and was thinking it may be better to build up medium nucs than double 8 frame hive. Easier for the bees to fill and easier for...
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    551

    Re: 9:15 pm, post office has my bees...

    Why take a chance. Give them a break and wait till morning. Just my 2 cents, good luck to ya
  9. Thread: Propolis trap

    by EZride
    Replies
    5
    Views
    207

    Re: Propolis trap

    Thought about that. This is the first trap with 10 rows of slots going front to back that I have seen. I think cutting one row off each side would work. Most I have seen have more rows going side to...
  10. Thread: Propolis trap

    by EZride
    Replies
    5
    Views
    207

    Propolis trap

    Who sells 8 frame propolis traps? Can't seem to find any.
  11. Thread: Weed control

    by EZride
    Replies
    7
    Views
    271

    Weed control

    Would this weed killer solution be harmful to the bees.
    1 Gal. Vinegar
    2 Cups Epsom Salts
    1/4 Cup Dawn dish soap( the original blue kind )
    Just mix and spray
    Looking for something bee safe to...
  12. Replies
    13
    Views
    983

    Re: Mixing essential oils in suryp.....

    Try mixing with warm honey. http://youtu.be/oZV1Elct2tQ
  13. Replies
    28
    Views
    2,914

    Re: What a disappointment!

    2 parts sugar to 1 part water or the other way around?
  14. Replies
    7
    Views
    660

    Re: Jar feeder / hole size

    I used 1/16" drill bit and worked fine, no drip with 1:1 mix
  15. Thread: In Kentucky

    by EZride
    Replies
    5
    Views
    392

    In Kentucky

    Hello from Kentucky. Have one hive from last year, just installed 2 packages and have 3 nucs coming next month. Been lurking here for a couple years, learned a lot from your success and failures....
  16. Thread: Roaches

    by EZride
    Replies
    9
    Views
    1,072

    Re: Roaches

    Thanks for the info. Appreciate the help.
  17. Thread: Roaches

    by EZride
    Replies
    9
    Views
    1,072

    Roaches

    Opened a hive today and saw 4 or 5 roaches on top of the inner cover. Is this a major problem? How do I get rid of them? Thanks
Results 1 to 17 of 17