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Her Highness Takes Flight!
If you read my last post, you know I discovered two queen cells in my hive and yesterday when I checked, they’d both been opened. Without actually “bee-ing” in the hive myself, I could only surmise that my colony had … Continue reading
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Counting Varroa Mites
Yesterday I went out to check and see how effective my Hopguard strip is at repelling those varroa mites. My Country Rubes screened bottom board has access at the back of the hive where I’ve placed a sheet of gridded … Continue reading