Type: Posts; User: Cloverdale
:) Reminds me when I was a child my brothers and ?I lined up taking a spoonful of cod liver oil EVERYDAY before school; no ifs or buts either!
The dblnuc draws comb fast, and brood factory. Love them.
Well I watch the maples; the sap has started running just in the last day or two; the local school does maple syrup, and I know the guy who runs the program. When the saps starts flowing more and I...
You can have the dbl nuc set up, use a QE and super with regular supers on that. Bees do fine. :)
MrWright, there was talk on another forum regarding the Apimaye hive. Everyone that had one loved it; a few people (the usual grumbles) argued they were plastic. But one point came up regarding AFB....
Wow, what a beautiful spot you are in! Are you right on the lake? And welcome, we would like to hear about your business. Enjoy. And I don’t have hive beetles where I’m at either; I attribute it to...
Thanks for sharing that brief history of early beekeeping in the US.
Personally I don’t know what to think; the 30 stolen hives you’d need a truck and some experience with bees wouldn’t you? As for the fire I believe there is a growing sickness out there, a lack of...
Wont the bees seal up a hole drilled in the center plastic foundation?
Hi Jon, I have found that my bees move up during winter and leave the bottom deep empty, hence we can switch boxes around. Your maples are a bit earlier than mine up here; don’t be afraid to super...
MrWright, I forgot to mention to sign up for Ron Miksha’s blog titled: Bad Beekeeping Blog. He is from your neck of the woods, a very informed experienced beekeeper. Deb
Maybe a nice bouquet of flowers for your wife might do you good, and a big smile too. :)
If a former ESHPA member can not find pleasure or a fond memory about at least some of the BOY recipients on their list from 1953 to 2018 it says more about the that former member than...
Personally, good intentions, but I don’t think it’s a good idea. You will create a smelting pot of nepotism, and it does turn into a popularity contest, etc., and the hobbyist is forgotten. This...
Have fun doing this; nice to have MP near, too. You may not have time for pigs and chickens though! hope you have lots of help.
Pollinator Protection, a Bee and Pesticide Handbook by Carl A. Johansen & Daniel F. Mayer
Part of required reading for Journeysman Level U of Montana.
Welcome Ali :)
What color is the honey? Deb
Crazy weather; rain today, tomorrow, by Friday, - temps! :(