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  1. garybees

    How do I store/overwinter brood frames with stores

    I think you can freeze them but get a second opinion..!
  2. garybees

    Feeding and Varroa Treatment

    Hello, Thanks for the advice folks! Not sure why I was inder the impression that you cant feed and use Apistan Strips at the same time as feeding.. I am not taking any honey off them and they are still busy bringing in the pollen and nectar from the plentiful HB. Not sure if the Strips are...
  3. garybees

    Feeding and Varroa Treatment

    Hello friends, Why is it wrong to feed and treat for varroa at the same time? I have Apistan Strips in and want to put a contact feeder with syrup, they are currently feasting on Himalayan Balsam.. thanks Gary
  4. garybees

    Supers above or below the brood box?

    Hello friends, Thanks for sharing your thoughts and experiences.. I am going to leave the supers and their stores above the BB. I am still using a contact feeder with syrup so hopefully they will have plenty to eat over the Winter..
  5. garybees

    Supers above or below the brood box?

    Hee Hee.. Its difficult making an informed decision as I dont fully understand what the bees are doing during their clustering! Do they follow heat or food? So much lateral / horizontal / sideways thinking with this hobby! :]
  6. garybees

    Supers above or below the brood box?

    There is a quandary round every corner!
  7. garybees

    Supers above or below the brood box?

    Hello friends! I want to leave the supers and frames of honey on my hives as I ve not taken any honey from them (well one frames worth). Where do I leave the super and its honey? Do I leave it above the brood box and take the queen excluder off or do I move it underneath the brood box. At what...
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