Type: Posts; User: Connie1
I have 2 brood chambers on my hive. The top brood box is full of capped honey?! I see no eggs or larvae. Is my hive in trouble? Should I stop giving them pollen patties? Or, should I extract that...
I keep my hives hidden in my woods behind garage and do not openly announce to anyone that I keep bees. The less they know the better. Some people have no life and are so nosey.
I am having the same dilemma. I have one super on ea of my hives because of some left over capped honey. I am currently feeding pollen patties as well. When I tried to remove the supers one 60 degree...
How would you start transitioning to foundationless when you currently have all plastic foundation in the hive right now?
does anyone have a recipe for bee patties made from left over honey? And any ideas on what to do with the residue strained out of the left over honey? Thanks.
I tried wearing only a veil and found it was a big mistake! I then invested in a good beesuit with hat and veil. And always gloves; tight fitting playtex rubber gloves fit snug enough for plenty of...
Do you or anyone you know have a 'recipe' for homemade pollen patties using local honey? Appreciate your response, thanks.
My current bloom here in Angola on the lake (WNY) icicles.
I'm just outside of Buffalo. checked my hives today (54 degrees today) A few bees coming and going. But when I checked beneath the inner cover I saw no one? The top super frames appeared empty. I...
Possibly hardy Mums; everyone here has them!
I am a brand newbie and I have had nothing but positive responses to my inquiries. Sorry you feel that way. Good luck.
Do bumblebees make honey?
Love my premium bee suit with hat and veil from Betterbee!
What's an MAQ?
the stronger of my 2 hives is capping honey like crazy ( sugar syrup feed and goldenrod flow). My weak hive is not so productive. Should I donate some capped honey frames from the stronger hive for...
The first pic looks like a queen bee?
I think she is beautiful!
I also use this method. Mason jar inverted over opening on top of inner cover, protected with an empty super box. When you then place the outer cover over all with a brick on top it prevents ...
what treatment do you recommend? Thank you.
Sounds like your syrup is quite concentrated being 5:3?
Does acidifying the sugar syrup help eliminate nosema?
What is the direct benefit of feeding this recipe to your bees?
I am considering using tea tree oil to treat for nosema. Any recommendations and how is it fed or applied? Also, do entrance reducers help deter wax moths? All comments/thoughts are greatly...