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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello, I am a first year beekeeper and am seeking advice. Last week, my hive appeared to doing well, based on my very little knowledge and experience. Yesterday, I opened up the hive and the number of bees were way way down. I'm guessing I went from several thousand bees to maybe 100-200 at...
  2. Bee Forum
    I recently installed a Nuc with a Mason jar feeder. I've been feeding them a sugar water mixture (10lbs sugar per 1 gallon water). This has worked well for all my hives in the past. However, the first few days, each time I went to refill the feeder, there were tons of dead bees in there (nowhere...
  3. Bee Forum
    I am using the Entrance feeders, and I was never able to get the lids that came with those entrance feeders to fit on my Spaghetti Jars, so I discovered a new jar to use. It is a Planters Peanut jar with the metal lids that are like the canning type. I went to Safeway to buy more but the...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    Whats the best method to fed with honey? Should I water it down some or keep it straight? Entrance feeder, hive top feeder? I only have about 3lbs left and I'm sure they could use it for the winter.
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