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  1. Equipment/Hardware
    The other day I was cleaning a hive body that had mildew on the inside walls and had a thought. Even though having both bottom and top entrances has helped in reducing condensation and the related issues of mildew, mold, algae and even rot. It is still there in the hive. Also, the bottom of...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Having just come out of Winter here, I have checked a few hives over the last couple of weeks. Previous years I have had issues with condensation, mould and mildew when I only used the one entrance. Last year I tried top entrances on a couple of hives over winter and saw better results, but...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I have noticed that the inside cover and the top hive feeder (under the inner cover) have been accumulating green mold, some mildew, and some white fluffy mold. Not huge amounts, but some. Is this a problem? How do i prevent it or get rid of it if it is a concern?
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