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If any of you remember I had a problem with my foundationless frames and the bees building the comb across a couple of different frames.

Today I went in there and fixed them up, I put three frames together with rubber-bands and comb and took the rest of the comb out.

This is the deepest I have ever been into a hive and worked on it, I was amazed at the weight of the honey and the way the bees reacted to me being in there working them.

A lot of bees died, I'd say about 50 of them. I'm going to chalk them up to collateral damage and hope they build inside the frames for next time.

I'm guessing I'll get about two liters of honey, I'm currently crushing and straining it and will filter it through a nylon sock later.

The honey - wow... wow... wow... So good!

Thanks girls.
 

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:thumbsup: Yes it does, SAVE a jar of your first crop and remember that is the best honey you will ever taste :thumbsup:
 

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I will be saving a jar - it will be a small jar though. ;)

Thanks for the encouragement!

That's crushed comb and strained honey by the way!
 

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What was the flow that honey is from? Congrats!
That's "wildflower" honey. ;)

We just had a big bloom for the past month or so of Palo Fierro (Ironwood), Palo Verde, citrus variety trees and some other Acacia variety trees.
 
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