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by chemicalmaker
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Lost two hives
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: Lost two hives

Thanks for the information Rob. I am a very competitive person, so I really hate to fail and losing two hives feels like failure. I have two more packages on order with Keith and will try again in the Spring.
by chemicalmaker
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Lost two hives
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Lost two hives

Looking for advice. I had two very strong hives going into the winter, treated for mites, being a 1st year bee keeper I thought everything was good. Now both hives are dead, no idea why, very frustrated and I am not sure what to do next. I have ten frame hives with supers and they are packed with ho...
by chemicalmaker
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Honey Question
Replies: 5
Views: 508

Honey Question

New to bee keeping this year. Wondering if sugar water honey is the same color-brown as regular honey. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.
by chemicalmaker
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Beekeeping 101
Topic: Honey super is full. What next
Replies: 1
Views: 360

Honey super is full. What next

My honey super is full but mostly from sugar water. Not sure what to do next. The frames are full of comb and honey but not all capped. Should I wait and let the bees cap all the honey before putting new honey frames on?
by chemicalmaker
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: GCBA Beginner Beekeeping Course 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1555

Re: GCBA Beginner Beekeeping Course 2018

Hey Wally

Have you started accepting applicants for the beginner bee class starting in January?

Wade