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The home owners aren't in a particular hurry to have the hive removed, so I do have the luxury of picking my time. It sounds like the May-June time frame would be best.
I have been asked to remove an established hive from a tree, and I was wondering if there was a particular time of year that was best for doing a trap-out.
Wife texts husband on a cold winters morning: "Windows frozen."
Husband texts back: "Pour some lukewarm water over it."
Wife texts back 5 minutes later: "Computer completely dead now."
I have a section of unused pasture (about 2 acres) that I was going to bushhog last week. But after I saw the bees working the Ironweed I decided to put it off until the bloom is over.
I was visiting a friend last night when I asked if I could borrow a newspaper.
'This is the 21st century', he said. 'I don't waste money on newspapers. Here, you can borrow my iPad.'
From CBS Pittsburgh
The second annual North Alabama Beekeepers Symposium sponsored by the Limestone County Beekeepers Association will be held at Calhoun Community College in Tanner AL (near Decatur, AL). Registration...
The legs are each sitting on two 50 lb plates from my weightlifting rack (real fancy, hi-tech stuff there :) ).
As far as tips go, I can't really add much to the instructions that come with the...
Here are some pictures of our new extractor in action.
Heavy gauge steel used throughout. Very sturdy and stable
The legs alone felt heavier than the old two frame extractor I...
From one of our beek association members:
It may be that they just don't have anything that attracts honeybees right now. We have a Lowes, Homedepot, and two locally owned nursery/garden centers close to home. I see honeybees at all of the...
Here's what this swarm built up in three days. A swarm draws out comb very quickly.
I believe it was easier to pull the siding off than it would have been to try and cut my way through. The vibrations from a saw would have agitated the bees more too.
The lady that owns the property and her neighbors were flabbergasted at the size of the hive and the number of bees. An older gentleman who had been doing her mowing said that he thought there was...
I got a call last week from a friend who wanted to know if I wanted another hive. I have learned that the proper response to that question is, "What do I have to do the get it?"
In this case it...
Glucose, like most sugars, can exist in different forms. Some of those forms are mirror images of each other (also know as stereoisomers). The two primary stereoisomers of glucose are D-glucose and...
Check out this thread here on beesource: http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?266848-Made-plywood-part-for-jar-comb-honey
If you insist on cleaning the smoker you might try a fireplace glass cleaner. I use a product that I get from Lowes called IMPERIAL 22 Oz. Clear Flame Glass Cleaner IMPERIAL Clear Flame Glass...
It all started as a swarm call. Then the caller admitted that the swarm might have arrived a day or two earlier. It turns out the bees had actually moved in three days prior. In any case it was an...
Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)
Cherry (Wild and domestic)
Bradford and wild pears