Category Archives: Two queen hive

Either my Bee Math Sucks OR…..

Either my Bee Math Sucks OR … well the bees are messing with me! I have spent a lot of time reading books and forums about bees they could at least pretend to go along with things. So, the story … Continue reading

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One and a half queens

So, I have been on holiday and it has been two weeks since I performed the hive split for the experimental two queen kTBH. https://augustcottageapiary.wordpress.com/2014/05/15/the-best-laid-schemes-o-bees-an-beeks/ https://augustcottageapiary.wordpress.com/2014/05/20/much-and-more-or-a-mixed-bag/ So first things first, I inspected the hive (now two hives) on Saturday morning, … Continue reading

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Much and More OR a mixed bag!

Quite a full and varied weekend all in all. My parents visited, we went to a wedding, I split my hive, got a call out for bees (unfortunately bumble), I built a larger pen for the fast growing chicks, I … Continue reading

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The best-laid schemes o’ bees an’ beeks…

Following the inspection on Tuesday night (and some fair amount of badgering people on biobees and Phil Chandler at the course) I have decided to split my colony on Saturday, but that is not all! NB – Please prepare yourself … Continue reading

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