Cleared out my an area within some plum thickets for my behive(s)
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My hive is now up and running and it is doing absoultely wonderful. Bees are coming in with pollen, my queen laying, and there is only a small area of the foundations that still need to pulled out. I have tasted some of their honey and it is great. I also have to thank all those who have been helping me lately. I am greatly looking forward to school getting out, the rest of spring, and summer.
I now am out of school, finally, and I have added a second brood chamber. I just added a medium super yesterday. I am excited for some fresh honey to help with my allergies.
I just got back from a month at Hendrix college at Arkansas Governor's School. I checked my hive for the first time in a month and half of my super is full of capped honey!
I extracted honey a couple of days ago and I got 6 jars of honey from four frames (a nice dark and delicious honey). I started feeding the bees again. I also have been making lip balm and lotion from wax. I am looking for more wax and I was hoping you guys could help me. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org; please let me know if you have any surplus wax that you are willing to share. (I will take wax of any color and condition.)