These past two weeks, we headed into the hive with the primary goal of checking their available space. We have been seeing an exciting level of honey flow and have added supers again and again. We want to avoid having a HONEYBOUND hive. What is
After our visit this week, we have decided that it is time to harvest the honey. We are out of supers to add to the hives and there is limited space remaining. Stay tuned.
Mite check: We sampled hive #3 for mites and found only 1 from a sample size of 300 bees. Our expert (Elly) feels confident that is within acceptable range that we don’t need to treat the hives for mites at this time.
Let me know what you are curious about and maybe we can address that in an upcoming post.