"Above are our first drip beeswax candles made earlier today. We had a fun time creating bee products today. Thanks to Rob for his continuing educational efforts, to Jessie for sharing her experience and "liquid gold", to Jane for sharing…"
"Thanks for the seminar update Rob.
Any Southern NM beekeepers planning to offer TBH Nucs this year? If so, please let me know.
Observed and opened the hives yesterday. Surprised to see them bringing in fair amts. of cream to light yellow pollen here…"
"And, if the bees are ingesting multiple toxic cocktails, doesn't it follow that we are most likely ingesting, breathing, drinking. and brushing against the same toxic cocktails on a frequent basis within our food chain? What happens…"
Who's Mr. Blackburn? Didn't know my father showed up! I was thinking it was closer to 4.5 hrs., so let's compromise at 4hrs. Lot's of interesting details picked-up in that time and a barge load of very gentle…"
"I'm still waiting for the forest fire conditions to improve before setting our fence up. I just don't want to risk it even if the risk is essentially zero.
Has anyone used weed barrier material below the fence to keep the plants…"
"Someone from the SDC Beekeepers asked this question, which I am reposting here. I look forward to hearing comments.
Can any one tell me if there is an optimal distance to keep between heavy duty electric fencing and the hives? I don't…"
"Has everyone got their fences up and charged? We have a large brown Black-bear cruising the neighborhood. Hope he keeps moving or that the mtn. lion sleeping under one of the vacation home porches here chases the bear away! Below are a few…"
"Ralph. you sure do good looking work. I went with some shade as well. Just placed some Hardie Board resting on cardboard cones and secured with a tie-down. Hope my bees don't see your setup and decide to relocate to a better neighborhood.
""The ends of the fence must be connected by attaching the stainless connectors together. Top of one end of the fence to the top of the other end of the fence, connect the next one down in the same fashion..."
According to Premier1 when you…"
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