Monthly Archives: May 2015

Have I Mentioned Swarms?

Today it was the primary swarm from the nuc I got from Allen last year.  This is the nuc that had a queen from his nuc yard rather than the purchased California queen.  Kristien and I attempted to box the swarm twice but because they had clustered under the pallet […]

Second honey super

Today I added a second honey super. The first box felt pretty heavy (guessing 80% full), so I under-supered (or should that be sub-supered). It was a box of comb from last year’s hive 3. The Black Locust trees just bloomed yesterday in the area, so I think the timing […]