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  1. Re: No larvae. I saw the queen a week ago. I'm in denial.

    Good luck. I have 7 going in we shall see. :sleep: G
  2. Re: No larvae. I saw the queen a week ago. I'm in denial.

    Its slowed down here too. All at once. Now I will have to feed em up to weight I guess. Fall flow was weak at best. Man o man. All hives are packed with bees so, Im gonna feed as long as they take...
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    Re: Mel Disselkoen method

    rodger that. the queens mine made were nice and fat and have been great so far. G
  4. Re: No larvae. I saw the queen a week ago. I'm in denial.

    :thumbsup: makes perfect sense. i missed it. Good luck. G
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    Re: Mel Disselkoen method

    why kill the brood when the notching works? I need all the brood I can get my girls to muster. G
  6. Re: No larvae. I saw the queen a week ago. I'm in denial.

    dont you think its a little late in the game to let them re-queen themselves? By the time she hatches gets mated {if she gets mated} and should start laying she is supposed to be pretty much shut...
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    Re: Mel Disselkoen method

    I am going to try and employ his system a little more in depth next year, but I did use the notching tequnique and it worked well. G
    I was also a little skeptical on being able to pick the right...
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    Re: Mark's new Honey Label

    X3. G
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    Re: Mark's new Honey Label

    I think it is a good idea. I dont think Mark is married to the image, which, does look a little on the "who stole my honey" :waiting: side, is well thought out. Beekeeper, Hives in back, I give it a...
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    Re: Post pic of queen

    Heres a few of my Open Mated Fatties from spring. G :rolleyes:


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    Re: STATE BEE INSPECTOR .

    Happy for you Glock, looks like you put those 20 nucs to good use. Good luck through the winter, maybe it wont be as hellish as we had last year. Im hoping my 7 come thru. Going to decide if I need...
  12. Re: The State of Virginia is now paying for people to take up Beekeeping

    X2.................. minus the blessed financially..........G
  13. Re: The State of Virginia is now paying for people to take up Beekeeping

    1/2 and 1/2 would be optimal. 2/3rds is far better than none. Neighbors helping neighbors. G
  14. Re: The State of Virginia is now paying for people to take up Beekeeping

    I guess its good that at least they are checking up on where the money goes, unlike so many other government programs. That's a discussion for another day. I am just not sure that I want the...
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    Re: my honey has turned

    I toast my white oak in the oven. Its amazing the sugars you can smell while its toasting. Then I torch a slight char on it. Then I just put a stick of it in the Quart jars. I get mine from seasoned...
  16. Re: Beekeeping Photobomb (How NOT to market your honey)

    :lpf:
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    Re: my honey has turned

    Toasted Oak is a blessing. I always put away a batch with oak off the pot regardless if its corn, rye, or a bourbon recipe I use. The oak makes it very smooth and ads a great finish. Don't have...
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    Re: White dead bees

    Winter evictions, sorry guys............. make room for the ladies. G
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    Re: Article about benefits of raw honey

    Thanks for sharing. G
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    Re: Beautiful Natural Comb & Wild Brood

    Nice Thanks for sharing. G
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    Re: Our first honey!

    I remember it as well, got my first taste this spring. Nothing tastes better.......Enjoy and congrats. G
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    Re: WOW--Fast Blooming Buckwheat

    What I did read is that bees can be source-faithful. If they have a large amount of a certain plant they are getting good reward from, they will likely bypass a small patch of something different...
  23. Re: found honey bee hive in my own soffit

    Gives a new face to " Homeade Swarm Trap"-- :lpf:
    Good Luck with em.......... G
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    Re: Will Oppossums harass a hive?

    Thanks, that would explain it. Hes gone next time. G
  25. Re: Dead pupae and dead newly emerged bees at and near entrance

    As usual, a very informative post. Thanks Enj. keep it up. G
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