Monthly Archives: February 2016

Tightening Support Wires on Bee Hive Frames

Here is a short video I created that demonstrates what happens when you crimp the support wires.  They go from a badly out of tune wire to a wire with a “sort of in tune” twang.

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Beekeeper’s Winter Task – Frame Building

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Frame building is a late winter / early spring task for the beekeeping. In this post I show how the frames are built. Continue reading

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Bee Hives in the Snow

We usually get one good snow a year and every year I take photos of the honey bee hives.  I find these photos very peaceful.  The ladies (all of the honey bees in the hive are female) are all snug … Continue reading

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