Monthly Archives: August 2013

Poor year for honey so far.

This year has not been a good year for honey. Hives have been slow to build up and 4 out of 5 hives in Findlay went queenless in July. These hives did not appear to have swarmed, but two did … Continue reading

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August 25, 2013 Ohio Swarm. Will the swarm build up enough to overwinter?

When I was out checking progress of my Apiaries, I found a nice/sad surprise. The nice thing was it was a swarm, the sad part is that it is very late in the year and they will need all the … Continue reading

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Quick visit to the hives. Flowers in bloom.

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Allen County Fair, Lima, Ohio 2013

First Premium: This was my first year entering honey. Although not perfect, I am happy that I was still able to get first premium.

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