Merging Honey 1+2=3??

Last Updated Monday, December 31, 2012After the last inspection of Honey 2 and discovering that the hive didn’t have a functioning Queen, we decided that the best approach was to merge the hive with Honey 1.  Thus making Honey 3 (only kidding). We thought this would the best way for the remaining Bees to live[…]Read More

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Honey 2 Inspection

Last Updated Monday, December 31, 2012 Inspected the hive today, we had noticed that the landing board has been very quiet lately, so we suspected all was not well inside the hive. The have had two full boxes, and the Bees haven’t done anything with the new top box that was placed over one month[…]Read More

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Never hold a frame full of bees away from the hive

Last Updated Sunday, August 4, 2013What Happened A couple of weeks back we had an incident with the Remuera 1 hive. We were inspecting frames and the queen must have fallen from the it. When we were cleaning up after the inspection, we noticed a large cluster of bees gathered on the ground and then[…]Read More

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