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    Re: Goldenrod already?

    Wish i had a better camera. As far as the goldenrod, I dont know, Its a weed here, we dont have to plant it, its in field edges, road ditches and overgrown fields galore. Good Luck. G
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    Re: Goldenrod already?

    On the Pollen Front.... Rose of Sharon, My Dad has probably 30-40 of these giant bushes in his yard, the bumbles are running off the Honeybees. It is nothing to see 100-200 bumbles covered in white....
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    Re: Goldenrod already?

    The bloom doesent start here till then usually too. I am seeing fields of it come in now that didnt show till mid august last year. The bees are already bringing in the pollen and have been for a...
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    Re: How do you remove pickle smell????

    I could..........but wont.........:lpf:.......;)..........G
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    Re: SHB populations low this year?

    Thanks David and Dan. The Colony is from a split it is in a single deep with a medium on top. It is busting at the seams. But, refusing to draw comb in the medium. I was considering removing the...
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    Re: SHB populations low this year?

    And what would be your re-course Dan? Thanks. G
    it may have been a wax moth too. I dont know.
  7. Re: What's your strategy for growing your apiaries?

    Wow Daniel, those are high ambitions, 20 fold. Nothing I could ever consider. Im going to be a 15-20 guy. Interesting the numbers. Good Luck on your future endeavors and increases. G :thumbsup:
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    Re: SHB populations low this year?

    I was doing an inspection yesterday and saw a bee cart a larvae off of the frame I was holding. The box is packed with bees, Im assuming they are keeping them in check. It was quite a sight, that...
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    Re: Do bees move stores around

    Better than good. If I have learned anything in my short 2 year stint it would be that drawn comb is gold. Period. G
  10. Re: What's your strategy for growing your apiaries?

    This is how I went from 1 overwintered and a couple swarms to 7. I wish I had of thought to steal a frame from each nuc once they were bursting. I will remember that next spring.:rolleyes:
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    Re: Do bees move stores around

    I have a hive thats been struggling along since it swarmed, am considering compressing it to a nuc. Do they move pollen too? This hive is raising brood, but its a mess inside, at least to me it looks...
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    Re: Hello from Ireland!

    Welcome Linda. Congrats on the British Open coming home to Ireland. Galway is a beautiful place, I cant wait to return. Sliante G
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    Re: Killed my queen by mistake help

    Why let them die out? COMBINE!! G
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    Re: Hygienic behavior?

    Yep, just clover. Lots of sumac but they arent working it. They are bringing plenty of pollen but I think the nectar is scarce. Goldenrod already starting to bloom here. Isnt that early by a few...
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    Re: Killed my queen by mistake help

    Good idea in my opinion. Try making splits and let them raise their own during population boom of spring. Did you get in touch with Broke T? G
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    Re: What Percent of Hives Are Feral vs Kept

    Mark, just tell him an Irishman won the British Open today. He will go to the pub.G
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    Re: Hygienic behavior?

    Drone evictions have started here, not in mass but pretty regular. They are thinning the herd. G
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    Re: Killed my queen by mistake help

    First year hive, late july, Im pretty sure Id be giving them a mated queen. Thats just me. The drone evictions have already begun here. Good Luck. G
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    Re: Killed my queen by mistake help

    Look up Broke T. he may still have some, have heard nothing but great things about his Queens. G
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    Re: My duck dog!

    Mine point the hives...........:D
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    Re: Robber attack

    Good Luck Peter. Spring Splits raised me some nice queens. I too have problems with package queens. Hopefully I wont have to buy any more packages now. G
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    Re: What Percent of Hives Are Feral vs Kept

    I saw it Rader......;)

    As far as Im concerned, open mated queens turning hives darker tells me there are ferals. Seems the Drones must be more attractive....... G
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    Re: Anyone having issues with website

    No issues here Pat. G
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    Re: Weird thing happened...

    :lpf:
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    Re: My duck dog!

    Nice looking Lab Dan. Im a setter man myself. G ;)

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