Here is part 2 of the November 2nd pre-winter check of the top bar hive. In this video you will see more of the honey stores these bees have prepared for the long cold winter. A good clean up job of old unused comb and the addition of fondant will help these bees through the winter. At least that’s the
Today’s video is from November 2nd 2013 when I went into the top bar hive to check on the bees’ winter honey supply and to put in top bar of fondant and a sugar patty packed with essential oils and vitamins. The manner in which I planned to introduce the fondant was on a top bar and filling out pretty much
Fruitless Fall book review: 1. What I learned The difference between the waggle and tremble dances foragers perform upon their return with goodies from the field. Foragers do waggle dances when recruiting others to a good nectar or pollen or plunder site. The tremble dance is what foragers do when in need of receivers of their bounty. If the two
This is Part 2 depicting how the honey is strained and bottled and shared with others. I recommend watching Episode-106- Honey Harvest And How To Get Honey From A Bee Hive – Part 1 to get the full view of how honey was cut
This is the most exciting time I had putting a video together for you to watch. It’s the Honey Harvest! This is part 1 of a two part video that shows the super and 8 medium frames of honey that I took from honeybee hive A.
Producing things for consumption at home is contrary to the American way of life. the us economy depends on consumer spending for at least 70% of all consumption. That’s outrageous and horrible. Americans have become dependent on too many complex systems just to get by for an ordinary day. Starbucks coffee in the morning, Chipotle in the afternoon and pizza
Today I wish to introduce you to Beekeeping for Dummies by Howland Blackiston. I have in my hand the first queen cage I received when my package of bees arrived in April of 2011. My neighbors take turns asking me why I raise honey bees and I like to reply that it’s the riskiest thing my wife will let me