I've been beekeeping with langsgroth hives for quite a while and have been modifying here and there, but need a new bee toy. TBHs look interesting but I have some questions.
1. Do the bees just naturally not adhere the comb to the sides or bottom? (If I put a shallow frame in a med. langsgroth super they will adhere it to the next frame down)
2. Do you use anything similar to an excluder? (I don't use them now, but with a much smaller hive space [not 5 supers high] how can you keep her from laying in the harvest? Is the hive population much smaller, if so how do you controll inevitable swarming(by harvesting every 2or3 weeks?)
3. Could you use a screened wood frame (not a langsgroth frame) for the bottom to have an sbb?
I'm sorrry for packing tons of questions into 3. I just couldn't find this info the sites people have been giving.