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  1. General Beekeeping
    I did a cutout in September of a very small colony in the enclosed window of a house. They had K-wing and obviously at least one other mite borne virus, so I didn't want to add them to one of my healthier colonies. And they had a viable queen. For all there were maybe a cup of bees. So I stuck...
  2. General Beekeeping
    Droughts happen, then syrup is a life saver, when nothing is in bloom around here. Winter feeding takes fondant or dry sugar, I make fondant. Something in the cooking process converts the sugar to a more digestible form. But Camero 7 has another way, this post will help you out...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I've been looking at recipes for fondant. I didn't know there were so many variations. Some add vinegar,cream of tartar, or glycerin to a granulated sugar and water base. I ran across some that use powdered sugar instead of granulated, shortening or oil and were a no-boil version. My...
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