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by trishbkworm
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Topbar
Topic: Moisture issues with TBH
Replies: 23
Views: 983

Re: Moisture issues with TBH

There is a small book/long paper that talks about the issue of moisture and ventilation in a hive. The author's point was that the bees are better left to control it themselves. IT is written in a pretty opaque style, but I took home a few key messages about ventilation. The title "constructive...
by trishbkworm
Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: Basic Beekeeping
Topic: swarms
Replies: 35
Views: 938

Re: swarms

I just read Langstroth's On Honey Bees (it's pretty cheap on Kindle, free link: http://www.thebeeyard.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/The.Hive_.And_.The_.Honey_.Bee_.Langstroth.1853.pdf WHEN SAVING DELETE PERIODS IN THE FILE NAME), and he had this crazy way of simulating a swarm: He would take an exi...
by trishbkworm
Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:04 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Trish near Cleveland - always swimming upstream...
Replies: 5
Views: 291

Trish near Cleveland - always swimming upstream...

... at least as far as standard practices are concerned! I don't seed or skin my tomatoes when I can them, just to give you a feeling on how "out there" I am! I'm looking forward to hearing stories of success and failure - we can learn from both. I have 4 hives currently, horizontal top ba...

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