Search:

Type: Posts; User: BeeCurious

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.05 seconds.

  1. Replies
    6
    Views
    984

    Re: Eastern Shore of Maryland Checking in

    Welcome to the forum!

    As a kid, I spent part of my summer vacations at my grandmother's in Templeville...
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,879

    Re: Incubatorwarehouse.com's 12 volt "kit"

    I decided to try out the "Incukit Mini" but I modified the position of the ceramic resistors. I also increased the distance between the fan and the control board. In my opinion I've increased the air...
  3. Replies
    101
    Views
    8,340

    Re: True definition of "overwintered nuc"

    :thumbsup:

    "Overwintered", to many, generally means that the colony has survived cold conditions. It's more than just turning the pages of a calendar...
  4. Replies
    21
    Views
    3,696

    Re: Favorite Incubator for Cell Finishing?

    I bought a Incukit Mini and a hygrostat from Incubator Warehouse that I'll install in one of two eps foam boxes that I have. Inside volume will be either 1.0 cubic foot or 1.3 cubic feet. The volume...
  5. Re: What to know about pesticides in apple orchard

    The following was the reply I received from a former University of Delaware entomologist when I asked about placing hives in an orchard.
  6. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,904

    Re: Trivia Night

    What is it called when a beekeeper gives syrup to his bees in South Carolina during the month of December.

    A. Feeding
    B. "messing with bees"
    C. Insurance feed
    D. A celebration

    ?

    ;)
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    962

    Re: SHB question?

    No, they are surviving the winters in Connecticut...
  8. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,167

    Re: Winter Feeding

    My double 5-frame medium nucs were heavy with stores in September / October. A few days ago I visited the two yards and about a third of the colonies were surprisingly light.

    The light nucs may...
  9. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,659

    Re: Hello From North Brittany, France.

    Welcome to the forum,

    My father-in-law had bees in Morlaix...
  10. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,885

    Re: Connecticut bee keepers.

    In the Cos Cob part of Greenwich...
  11. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,215

    Re: Insulation under hive cover

    I have been using Homasote over the notch-down inner covers and it works well. I cut the pieces slightly undersized to provide a little more air space around the perimeter.

    :thumbsup:
  12. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,343

    Re: Turntable purchase decision....

    Thanks for the suggestion.
  13. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,147

    Re: Can I Extract 50 Degree Honey

    Yes, and watch your gas or electric meter turn faster as perfectly good water goes down the drain...

    Good grief!
  14. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,343

    Re: Turntable purchase decision....

    I should have added that I don't have the time, or interest in buying and upgrading a vintage turntable at this time.
  15. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,343

    Turntable purchase decision....

    I refurbished my Advent speakers that I purchased back in 1980 and they sound very nice, especially after living with shelf top "mini" stereos.

    I have a 100 watt Denon receiver with phono inputs....
  16. Replies
    17
    Views
    2,030

    Re: To buy foundation now or wait?

    There is a risk of you receiving a lot of broken sheets of foundation because of the cold.
  17. Replies
    47
    Views
    11,533

    Re: Kirk Webster Does It Again

    Let's hope that things improve...
  18. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,416

    Re: Queen Castle Plans

    I use medium frames so when I made my "queen castle" I used the full width of the 1x8. This provides about 5/8" of additional clearance under the frames which helps to avoid damaging swarm cells if...
  19. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,416

    Re: Queen Castle Plans

    http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/Queen-Castle/productinfo/687/
  20. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,416

    Re: Queen Castle Plans

    A "Queen Castle" is generally not a part of grafting. I believe that the gentleman in the video is mistakenly calling his breader queen box a "castle".
  21. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,119

    Re: Best method to do away with them if we decide to go that way?

    I don't believe that I have experienced the aggressiveness that is being described by Jennfinch.

    Describing a typical requeening may not, and perhaps shouldn't enhearten the OP to take up the...
  22. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,416

    Re: Queen Castle Plans

    I don't have time to reply fully right now but I can offer some suggestions, and eventually provide a few pictures.

    For one, add an additional 3/4" (or more) rim to the bottom edge of your box to...
  23. Replies
    21
    Views
    3,288

    Re: Fellow keeper from hudson valley NY

    Shouldn't you say "we teach much more"?
    ...
  24. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,336

    Re: Purchased queens success

    :thumbsup:

    I have always paid for the express shipping. On the rare occasion the delivery didn't arrive until day two.

    I have bought queens on numerous occasions from Mississippi, Louisiana,...
  25. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,119

    Re: Extremely aggressive hive

    This might be helpful...
    http://citybugs.tamu.edu/factsheets/biting-stinging/bees/ent-3002/

    If you wanted to wait (for whatever reason), maybe you can close up the hive and move it to a safer...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4