Type: Posts; User: kramerbryan
Both Costco and Wallmart are about $10.50 per 25#.
I must say Lauri I admire your style. Your posts have helped me this year and I appreciate the way you explain the reason for what you do. The fact that you are so close makes it helpful to see...
It's all about the glue, the staple only holds it in place till it dries. I don't have any experience with Harbor Freight tools, but I buy Rigid because of the life time warranty. I use it to...
I use hand sanitizer to clean my hands and a blackberry thorn to poke the propolis through the holes in my feeders.
I got mine off Amazon two weeks ago and still haven't opened it. So looking forward for some downtime.
I hear it's a good treatment for varroa
I'd like to see some pics of your jigs and maybe a brief explanation on how they work.
I take it your not a carpenter. Rule of thumb: measure twice, cut once. These were just boxes imagine how much a person can screw up on a house. Good luck, it gets easier with practice.
I used archive.org to find it then downloaded the whole thing using a free program called HTTrack.
Purple eyes on drones is when you should start.
That is the point of the Cloake board. You can use one hive as starter and finisher.
In Washington whitewood means either Spruce or Pine. Both more rot resistant than Poplar.
You are going to have a hard time getting them to draw out used cups. Don't waste time, toss those out and start over with new cups.
What I do is shake frame of bees into the topbar. Remove foundation and cut it with tinsnips to fit topbar and wire to bar. Repeat until your nuc is all in the topbar. Small cutoffs could be wired...
Nice setup. Hope no one from UPS sees it.
They will not move pollen.
Make sure your 2x are not Hemlock. Even painted it will not last very long. Usually 1x is pine which lasts quite a while.
I buy the more expensive cane sugar because of my fear of GMO.
It's a really big biscuit cutter.