Today 01:20 AM
Source of honey near Santa Fe, NM
Does anyone know of a beekeeper selling honey near Santa Fe? I have a contact who wants a few gallons of local honey to make mead. Price is a consideration so needs to be reasonable. Please pm and... (12 views, 0 replies)
Today 12:53 AM
Just an update. Going into my second year.
There were maybe a couple hundred bees left. There were queen cells that were still open without eggs in them. I didn't see any sign of varroa. (45 views, 2 replies)
Today 12:34 AM
Shark Tank Last Night - Bee Free Honee
Sugar cane without eyeballs and cut by a Hawaiian with a machete. ;) (745 views, 19 replies)
Today 12:16 AM
Aggression study in honeybees
Yeah, actually after about 4 or 5 stings there, its not so bad now. I got one on the ear recently and it kept that ear warm all night in freezing weather, I wanted to have one on the other ear.... (1,890 views, 9 replies)
Yesterday 11:11 PM
Best time to relocate a hive?
On a relatively warm evening in late winter before any significant flow. (186 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 10:55 PM
A simple and cheap solution would be to circulate your hot water through a radiator/fan combo above your wooden floor... Bare pipes surrounded by air or touch wood will not conduct heat very well,... (468 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 10:20 PM
As mentioned above-- check out Tim Ives. (460 views, 17 replies)
Yesterday 10:19 PM
3 Hives STOLEN - Greenville, SC - REWARD
I pray that you and others that have had hives stolen, get them back! (369 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 09:55 PM
Controlling Small Hive Beetles
I use the Freeman traps. I built these: http://www.greenbeehives.co m/abgrbe.html I use 1/4 sheet foil pans in them so far. I shy away from DE so far but at $9 I may try it. I don't put much... (4,724 views, 52 replies)
Yesterday 09:49 PM
SWARM DATES AND INFO 2016
A subforum has been started that has a thread for every state. http://www.beesource.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?338-Post-Your-Swarm-Dates (877 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 09:29 PM
8 or 10 frame
I decided to go with 8 frame equipment when I started out.......then found a good deal buying out a friend who was selling out so ended up with 10 frame equipment. I started two hives last summer... (678 views, 21 replies)
Yesterday 09:22 PM
Plans for 2016 and utilizing nucs for the first time
The actual grafting is the easy part. (332 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 09:22 PM
Hi from WNC Mountains - Asheville NC area!
Welcome. (146 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 09:19 PM
best type of feeder for top bar hive?
Spring and summer, one to one; fall, two (sugar) to one (water). (165 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 09:10 PM
Pot o bees
I would make the hole in the board at least two inches in diameter, put drawn comb, honey, and one or two frames of young, open brood in two medium boxes (or one deep) below the board, and put a bee... (194 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 09:08 PM
First COLD: Cringing When I See Them...
Weather shows five below zero right now and I'm in the warm part of the state. Not much you can do but prepare... (265 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 09:03 PM
Oak a mead?
Sounds like a good one, best told over a glass of mead and not in an open forum. I'll bow to your expertise on the cat and stay away from pin oak for oaking. (343 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 08:32 PM
Round two - and the champ is down!
We have a tremendous amount of fracking in the state of Ohio and I'm certain it has absolutely nothing to do with hive losses. Vertical fracking has been going on here for decades and it is well... (659 views, 11 replies)
Yesterday 08:20 PM
Bottom Board Debris
That looks like it can hold an oil pan with a few support crossbeams or a solid hive stand. I had some like that that a shallow pan slid under. (453 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 07:58 PM
Over wintered Honey
Thanks everyone for the info. Now I know which direction to take. winkcat (412 views, 8 replies)