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Bee Rustlin' ? A Hangin' Offense! :)
May not be quick, but quite accurate: mix 768 teaspoonsful of sugar to 1 gallon or 3840 teaspoonsful of sugar to 5 gallons of water for 1:1 syrup.
When you try to knock someone down to make yourself feel superior, it doesn't work...
Bee Works in Ontario swears by the three deep method. http://www.beeworks.com
Look under "fall management." http://www.beeworks.com/informationcentre/fall_management.html
ChristopherA, The Bee Works has advocated this three-deep system for about 20 years.
VaNewbee, To break up those hard rolls from Brushy, I use a hammer and chisel to start and then it's pretty easy to break off pieces. I use them with wood chips which gets them going pretty good and...
VaNewBee, Break up the large plug of fuel into small pieces about 3/4"x3/4" and slowly add it to your starting fire as the fire gets burning. Once the pieces start smoldering, you'll get cool, long...
:applause:Bee Works in Ontario has expounded the practice of 3 deeps for a long time. See:
Come to Cape Cod! Our association charges $50 for Bee School that runs January through April and also includes a one year membership in the association and free shipping on basic supplies! We are...
Beehaving, Sorry for your loss. I had a dead-out around the beginning of January; decided that it had been quite a weak hive, plenty of stores, but small number of bees. I should have combined them...
I fill in the info for hives press "next" or "finish" and nothing happens...
March 20, 2010
March 10, 2010
yellow & purple crocus (close to house)
white primrose (close to house)
Were there only two bees on the Ark ? ;)
Grid's on the right track: you can catch a lot more perps with honey than vinegar...
You've got a lock on it, Megan!:
Anyone use the Hacler Honey Punch?
I guess no one wants to read Murrel's article as I suggested...
Here's an article concerning just what you're suggesting - very enlightening!
I'm a good honey taster - free too!
Cacklewack, Which part of the pot do you screw to the board? Do the bees enter thru the drainage holes, the open top or? Thanks
How do you fill these without drowning a bunch of bees that get caught under the floats when you fill?