With the honey top box removed, a plastic mesh covers the top bars, then over this goes the inverted clearer board. On the wire a kitchen towel soaked in formic acid, and on top of that to prevent evaporation
Today I made my first harvest from a Warre hive. The hive was the very first I set up, using a conversion board to allow the colony set up in a framed Langstroth hive to grow down into the smaller Warre box. After filling two boxes, the colony seems to have slowed down its development, […]
Tom, a young Norwegian Pilot flying a Nivuk peak alongside Peter and I at the Pass on Monday made 197km. We of course stopped with John Kingsley at Avila (John´s radio and Gps had both gone down). A shame really, as that is twice this year I have been high at Avila early in the […]
Whilst arriving at take off 2 gliders were already flying across from Lastra, and the day initially looked very good with Cu´s near to 4000m and convergence setting up in the Ambles valley. The forecast wind was a little strong and over the back, so there was some doubt as to whether it would come […]
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