Today 02:19 PM
Is this TBH too small for backyard? Realistic to have just 1-2 hives?
I couldn't get to my lawn for a couple of weeks and one morning I went out to see bees climbing all over the bahiagrass. The lawn was alive with them. I had to mow the front lawn (I waited until... (404 views, 9 replies)
Today 02:17 PM
Timing of when to start feeding for winter stores of honey
I figured I'd get a lot of responses to this thread. I'm sure there are many of you who feed in preparation for the winter. Does anyone with experience mind sharing with me how soon before your... (215 views, 1 replies)
Today 02:13 PM
Walnut or Butternut for hivebodies
Sure will be pretty. (80 views, 5 replies)
Today 02:11 PM
Incredible Double Story Nuc
Exactly. (495 views, 12 replies)
Today 02:05 PM
Michall Palmer.......where are you?
bee (464 views, 14 replies)
Today 02:05 PM
Would you like to learn more about commercial honey production?
I could use one more young guy who is not afraid of hard work, This is not easy work. Your metal will be tested, not all have made it here. You will go home with a whole lot of knowledge that will... (3,233 views, 22 replies)
Today 01:59 PM
Thanks Dan...they actually say Best Buy 9/14...Live & Learn... (247 views, 7 replies)
Today 01:53 PM
First Time Requeening. Possibly a complete failure...
Sounds like you did an excellent job introducing the new queen!!! Congratulations!! :applause: (231 views, 8 replies)
Today 01:51 PM
Best time to do a cut out?
I have a colony that came to me in an Owl Box. I restricted the 3" opening, removed the floor, and set it on a deep box with frames. The girls aren't taking to the lower box yet. I closed the... (6 views, 0 replies)
Today 01:44 PM
Drawing Comb - recycling cappings into hive.
Bees don't recycle wax in that way very much from what I've seen. I do see them collecting it time to time but typically, 99% of it goes unused or they'll just toss it out the hive. (214 views, 6 replies)
Today 01:40 PM
can anyone identify this plant?
13194 13195 It is a bush type and seems to average around 8 to 12 feet tall.. the berries were green now they are turning a yellowish green, (15 views, 0 replies)
Today 01:32 PM
Would this question be couched with even one iota of an inkling that "feral" bees are somehow superior to those kept in a log that has been cut and painted? If so WHY? What would be the purpose of... (121 views, 5 replies)
Today 01:16 PM
Full suit or jacket.
there is not a huge difference in price between a jacket and a suit. a suit is a better choice for cutouts or the occasional aggressive hive. last year I got a nice suit with gloves from jawadis.com... (67 views, 1 replies)
Today 01:12 PM
New from Mn
Welcome from Illinois! I'm also new this year. (90 views, 2 replies)
Today 01:00 PM
Laying worker or Drone laying queen?
firefly your thinking is good. combine them back to a strong hive. (140 views, 8 replies)
Today 12:59 PM
drone brood in the third box?
richh, I'm new this year, and experimenting. I only had one hive making excess honey, so I tried to go without an excluder, to see what would happen. My config is two deeps, with mediums after that. ... (84 views, 4 replies)
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Today 12:54 PM
need bee mentor in north east ohio
I am in chardon ohio and am starting I new hive in spring of 2015 and still have some questions , if you can be my mentor please contact me, I have been reading, studying bees and hives and all for 2... (29 views, 0 replies)
Today 12:43 PM
Catching swarm as it leaves the hive video
Commercial beekeeper in Central Europe method for catching swarms as they leave the hive. They encourage rather than try to prevent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7M1X0bWYyo (41 views, 0 replies)
Today 12:38 PM
G'day from a new Aussie apiarist!
Welcome from Kansas Alpal! I started this season with three packages, and I am hooked. (121 views, 10 replies)
Today 12:34 PM
Why did you all start with the door "open" when you first installed the pollen trap? I have just installed mine today on my topbar hive and they didn't have any trouble wriggling through the small... (280 views, 5 replies)