Monthly Archives: February 2014

Minding My Own Beeswax

One thing that top bar hives excel at is providing the beekeeper with beeswax. In Langstroth hives, the honey can be spun out of the combs with a centrifuge and the empty comb placed back in the hive. ¬†With top … Continue reading

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Postmortem

I didn’t have a lot of time last Sunday, but I managed to clean out one of the hives in the morning. (Then we got pounded by a winter storm, so the other is still waiting its turn.) It was … Continue reading

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Oh, the Beemanity!

Again, we’ve had a few days with temps around 50, so I’d really expected to see more bees flying around and have seen, well….none. I have my first Master Beekeeper class tonight, so the hubby fed into my worries and … Continue reading

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