Re: How to Prevent a Hive from Swarming
i believe that is absolutely true nw, but there are conditions associated with the swarm process that make it more likely that they will 'want to'.
Originally Posted by nativewillow
i'm with jrb that walt's papers do a fantastic job describing the process, and have helped me alot to understand what i need to do to encourage the bees to not 'want to' swarm.
i suggest sending walt, 'wcubed', a pm and order his full manuscript.
journaling the growth of a treatment free apiary started in 2010. 20+/- hives