Month: August 2013

Beautiful Box Hive

Beautiful Box Hive

Larry Garrett’s new box hive is a beauty. It’s loosely based on the Warre hive with some interesting modern twists. It: is square uses small cell size plastic foundation has wood frames uses thick walls has an insulated, ventilated cover includes a protected, baffled entrance […]

Yard Visit End of July Year 2

Yard Visit End of July Year 2

It remains dry and hot. But a couple of thunderstorms have kept some life in the plants along the roadsides and irrigation ditches. And mosquito spraying didn’t materialize near town. So, no sprayed bees. I didn’t move these bees. An offer of an old bee […]