Pressure washing plastic combs

How do you clean plastic combs and reuse them? Wooden frames you melt the wax from and boil. Try to do that with plastic combs…

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The first bees in spring

 Water soaked up in old pieces of branches is tasting yum yum. Yesterday March 20 in the middle of the day when the sun warmed…

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Spring check of bee colonies

 Picture 1. A good colony that has cleansed somewhat after winter. Yesterday and today I checked 140 colonies of mine. I couldn’t reach one apiary…

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Daughter of the feral queen

Karin is a new beekeeper. She got a split from me with a daughter of the swarm that came from the wall of one of…

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