Re: Newbie Top Bar Questions
I'm a first year newbie and went with a top bar hive after reading Les Crowders book. I've got two hives from BeeThinking in Portland, Oregon which isn't all that far from you. They were a great help in answering all my many questions about the top bar hives. Also check out "For the love of bees". This website is hosted by Les Crowder and Heather Harrell who wrote the book on TBH beekeeping. They were very helpful in answering questions about beekeeping in top bar hives. Also this forum is a treasure trove of information regarding beekeeping. I knew absolutely nothing about beekeeping a year ago but with the help of these sites I've had very successful year.
Average is just as close to the bottom as it is to the top.