May 28, 2012/From the Hive

Lucky Seven

Hive Number Seven is my first successful split. This hive is an offspring of Hive Number one, the crew that was busting out in January. Yesterday I noticed this bearding, which was about three times this amount at its peak, so I knew that the queen was laying (but checked to be certain) and it […]

Liquid Gold
May 22, 2012/From the Hive

Liquid Gold

This one frame of about twelve that I will be extracting this weekend, so get ready to fill your pantries. Most of the frames are from Hive number two, which is constantly getting taller. Currently five deeps. [box style=”rounded” border=”full”]Here Comes the Honey![/box] …

Second Swarm
May 22, 2012/Uncategorized

Second Swarm of the Season

These was the second swarm I captured this season. It was a pretty nice size, and no scouts out flying because it was a rainy day. I let the home owner borrow my gloves because she was interested in helping me (thanks Patsy) and took two nasty stings, one on the knuckle and one on the […]