Search:

Type: Posts; User: gmh3

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,144

    forgot to tell you that these cells were in the...

    forgot to tell you that these cells were in the middle of combs;

    what does that mean?
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,144

    yes i saw plenty of brood and eggs, and larvae; ...

    yes i saw plenty of brood and eggs, and larvae;

    is there any chance that this is my old queen and the paint wore off?
  3. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,144

    Ok; i will try to be brief but detailed. i...

    Ok; i will try to be brief but detailed.

    i just had to have bees last year and so in august i bought a 3 frame nuc (italian race) with a newly mated queen (marked) from local beekeeper.

    I...
  4. Thread: Possible Swarming

    by gmh3
    Replies
    5
    Views
    1,207

    the 3 box deep brood chamber is covered in detail...

    the 3 box deep brood chamber is covered in detail in the most recent revision of the book "the hive and the honey bee" ;

    all beekeepers need this book; it is not an option; when someone like...
  5. Replies
    5
    Views
    934

    when you say you have an observation hive in your...

    when you say you have an observation hive in your living room , are they entirely inside your house? do they not come out of the hive?

    how does that work?
  6. Replies
    3
    Views
    963

    I think you can let them raise a new queen if...

    I think you can let them raise a new queen if there are eggs that the old queen as laid (3 days or so ) old....

    kill the old queen and they will raise/convert the yound larvae into a new queen in...
  7. Replies
    1
    Views
    787

    Okay today i opened my hive(first and only...

    Okay

    today i opened my hive(first and only hive from august, 2001); i have been monitoring the hive all winter; all is well, healthy bees and they are busy, busy!

    i could not find my new...
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,213

    My bees have had some warmer days here in...

    My bees have had some warmer days here in Tennessee and are collecting pollen from some source?

    the color is light yellow to bright orange? WHAT IS THE SOURCE? white pine? daffodils?
    ...
  9. Replies
    2
    Views
    868

    I have seen in american bee journal and bee...

    I have seen in american bee journal and bee culture magazines some apiaries advertising they are "new world carniolan project" members....

    what is that ? and what does that mean these particular...
  10. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,380

    Tim you have fed this mixture yourself? how...

    Tim

    you have fed this mixture yourself? how well received by the bees is it?

    what race of bees do you keep?

    thanks

    george
  11. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,135

    Does anyone have caucasian bees? I am...

    Does anyone have caucasian bees? I am considering a package of these this spring and wanted to talk to someone with experience with this race....

    also, all american strain and midnite strain?
    ...
  12. I wrote my US Senator Honorable Fred Thompson,...

    I wrote my US Senator Honorable Fred Thompson, who is the ranking member of the

    United States Senate
    committee on governmental affairs

    I explained to Senator Thompson, that i am his...
  13. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,365

    Dee what size cell will bees make naturally? ...

    Dee

    what size cell will bees make naturally? with no imprint or foundation to build from?

    also, will that vary from race to race?

    and can you tell me why the cell size is important?
    ...
  14. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,046

    when you say 4.9 , do you mean 4.9mm cell size...

    when you say 4.9 , do you mean 4.9mm cell size (comb size)?

    and how does that make a difference?

    what is the typical / standard size?

    also, do you know what size the bees build in burr comb,...
  15. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,046

    what is sugar dusting? can you explain that...

    what is sugar dusting?

    can you explain that method and results?

    and also, i have found that in most things concerning mankind, we normally take the easier route. so it may be hard on our bees...
  16. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,015

    i have some questions about menthol...

    i have some questions about menthol application..... i am following george imirie's recommendations...

    i placed menthol in the hive today. on top of the brood frames.

    i know that the menthol...
  17. i am interested in color too!! and i love...

    i am interested in color too!!

    and i love looking at the difference in color just in one hive!

    about color though, the cordovan gene is a matte gold color and queen breeders can be found that...
  18. Thread: Question

    by gmh3
    Replies
    2
    Views
    1,002

    assuming you have frames that fit inside your...

    assuming you have frames that fit inside your langstroth style hive box, you can take the comb and attach it to the frames with string or yarn and then place those tied up frames in your box and...
  19. Thread: BORAX WHO HAS IT

    by gmh3
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,842

    i transferred them into a deep hive body. send me...

    i transferred them into a deep hive body. send me your email address and i will send pictures.

    just one colony. i guess my practice colony; i am determined for them to make it. the ants have...
  20. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,043

    badwolf i just recently did the same thing. ...

    badwolf

    i just recently did the same thing. your bees were inside the building?

    mine were; i could not reach the queen. however i could reach the comb and brood. damages a lot of it getting...
  21. Thread: BORAX WHO HAS IT

    by gmh3
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,842

    the colony is small; 3 frame nuc, with new queen...

    the colony is small; 3 frame nuc, with new queen i used to get bees from a swarmed hive that was in a building. about 2,500 bees total now.

    but i am feeding them daily; 1/1 sugar syrup and they...
  22. Thread: BORAX WHO HAS IT

    by gmh3
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,842

    please read the previous post ants in drawn...

    please read the previous post

    ants in drawn comb

    do you agree with the borax recommendation?

    george
  23. Thread: BORAX WHO HAS IT

    by gmh3
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,842

    having trouble finding borax... i am in...

    having trouble finding borax...

    i am in tennessee. who would typically carry borax?

    thankx
  24. Thread: honey for sale

    by gmh3
    Replies
    0
    Views
    968

    interested in buying this years honey . will...

    interested in buying this years honey . will consider all types, clover, wildflower, etc.,

    need 3 or 4 large containers of 40 pounds or so.... please respond with type and we can email privately ,...
  25. i have three banded italians ; i work them with...

    i have three banded italians ; i work them with no veil, no smoke, - i do so very gently though.

    one question i had , was where can i find good quality color pictures of the various races of...
Results 1 to 25 of 33
Page 1 of 2 1 2