Search:

Type: Posts; User: kwright

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    8
    Views
    396

    Re: Need some feeder advice

    Thanks all for your responses.
  2. Replies
    8
    Views
    396

    Re: Need some feeder advice

    Thanks for the responses.
    I can put an entrance wherever it needs to be as I built the horizontal hive, But should the bee entrance be above or below the feeder? Or is there a right or wrong way...
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    396

    Re: Need some feeder advice

    Thanks KPeacock and Bergonda for your responses. That clean gallon paint can ma be an option. The holes will have to be tiny I guess. I'll check out one of my mason jar feeder caps for a size. If...
  4. Replies
    8
    Views
    396

    Need some feeder advice

    I have built a horizontal medium frame foundationless hive for a new hive set-up the equivalent of 3 mediums.
    I'm planning on using Michael Bush's recomendation for a top entrance versus drilling...
  5. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,116

    Re: Ventilated Bee Suit Breakdown Report

    MDAX
    Thanks for your last paragraph. I had always thought that for cutouts I would need a full suit and your notice is helpful. I've just been notified that my bee order for next spring was...
  6. Replies
    5
    Views
    701

    Starter Strip Question

    OK let's get this right out in the open, I'm new so don't El Cabong me for the question.

    I've read many posts that talk about dropped comb when the weather warms up. I've read that beekeepers...
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    981

    Re: Furniture Grade Plywood TBH

    Thanks for all the feedback. You all have made very valid points. I do not want to have to rebuild if I don't have to. You know, my daughter has been asking for a bookshelf for a while. I think...
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    981

    Furniture Grade Plywood TBH

    I got a bargain on a piece of furniture/cabinet grade plywood and have enough for my two initial hives. I'm thinking that since there were multiple layers, it would hold together. Has anyone used...
  9. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,946

    Re: When is sugar the cheapest?

    Thanks Mike. I appreciate the heads up. -kw
  10. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,946

    Re: When is sugar the cheapest?

    OK . . .
    So I have two boxes coming the first week of April. I will be putting them in two new KTBH's. Approximately how much sugar will I need for the bees to draw out the comb before they start...
  11. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,946

    Re: When is sugar the cheapest?

    Well having never been in this situation before and having ordered my bees for the spring, I wanted to be prepared. I realize that the bees won't be here for 6 months but that's not so far away. ...
  12. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,946

    Re: When is sugar the cheapest?

    Tenbears- No offense was taken. I find myself wanting to get involved with beekeeping but realize ther is so much to learn that it seems a bit overwhelming at times. As I said - As I get more...
  13. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,946

    Re: When is sugar the cheapest?

    I have heard people planning to feed sugar to their bees. Guess it may have been a "new guy" question, eh?
    I'm sure that with experience my questions will be answered.
  14. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,946

    When is sugar the cheapest?

    Just wondering if there is any one time of year when sugar is cheapest?
  15. Replies
    8
    Views
    358

    Re: I'm the New Guy.

    Thanks ccar2000.
  16. Replies
    8
    Views
    358

    Re: I'm the New Guy.

    Thanks for the welcome.
    I figure that the only "experts" are the bees. It's my job to learn what they will teach me.
  17. Replies
    8
    Views
    358

    I'm the New Guy.

    I have just joined the forum after sitting in the wings and reading for quite a while.
    I'm smart enough to know that I don't know much. I'm also open enough to ask for help when I don't know. If I...
Results 1 to 17 of 17