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  1. Bee Forum
    Today I went to wrap the hive to help protect it from winter. This is my first hive, my first winter with bees. At the beginning of October I had a full hive of Italians, a healthy queen, and a TON of honey. Like Ive been told, I left the honey alone and reduced the entrance since the days were...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hi all, I'm new to the forum and hope there's someone out there with some good advice about crystallized honey. I have a super full of totally crystallized honey, left over after a hive die out. I made the mistake of leaving a full super on my hive last winter, thinking the bees could use the...
  3. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    This is my second year in treatment free beekeeping. I only have 1 hive setup. First year they survived the spring and then died out in the following 4-5 weeks. Looked like dysentery with brown splotches on box. I did no treatments at all and only saw a minimum of varroa. 2nd year I got 3 lb...
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