Mar 10, 2018

Hive Assembly Phase I

Hive Assembly Phase I

I picked up my hive components last weekend and the first phase of assembly is underway! I ordered enough pieces for three hives of two deep brood boxes and two medium supers. Each

Mar 9, 2018

Smoker Practice

Smoker Practice

Keeping a smoker lit during hive inspections will hopefully make things easier. Being a new beekeeper, I realized I would need some practice getting my smoker running consistently and long enough to inspect