Type: Posts; User: JFinLandOLakes
Well...they just couldn't handle the freezing temps. There was still some honey in a frame but they didn't make it. :(
should I freeze the comb again before storing it?
I went to do a removal yesterday and when I got there the lady told me that another guy had shown up two days before.
She ask me to look at it. And when I did her husband informed me that the guy...
My girls are very interested in the bees and I have been letting them use my jacket with vale to be able to be there with me when going through the hives. I love the fact that they want to see...
What about doing a split in central Florida this time of the year? I have the chance this weekend to get a split off of a hive.
I just had my hives inspected and the inspector told me that if I back off the mix (was using 1:1) it will make the bees work harder to put it up and leave more room for the queen to lay. He...
that's pine needles.
I use dry in the bottom and then wet ones on the top
I got my dad and wife to take some photos this weekend when I was going through my hives.
Here's the link if you want to take a look.
I was thinking the same thing. I just moved two new hives into my yard.
So where would they (SHB) come from?
I've had them here for three weeks and all looks good so far.
I have read some information about using both a screened bottom as well as using a screened but weather protected vent on the top.
Not only to help with the moisture but also to help the bees...
I am checking with several friends that have property with space to put some hives on. If you want to private message me and let me know more details of what you are needing, feel free to.
How much room do you need? Where in FL are you looking to winter them?
I have emailed the office here in Pasco Co, FL and haven't gotten a response back yet on what I need to do with getting set up here.
Bees doing their work :)
In getting started...and having my sign shop. I have access to materials that won't be hurt by the elements.
I have seen some poly hives and frames.
Pros and cons of each?
I have built several sites.
Take a look at some of these and if you are interested we can do some bartering.
OK..I've got my hive and frames all built.
Being in Florida, what is the best way to get started on a hive this time of year?
My Dad and I are getting back into bees. We used to have hives years ago and now want to get back into it.
We tried to get a "wild" group that had taken up residence in a planter but...