Hey all! My two April nucs built up like gangbusters and the local flow has been very good. I saw good signs about two weeks ago & got a crazy idea and put my Flow super on the busiest colony…and today, we have ignition!! The cells are being finished off, nectar is being stored, and there is a nice arc of capped honey in the two center frames
This is my third year of beekeeping, and I’m so excited to finally have the right time & conditions to try out my beautiful Flow hive! I can hardly wait to harvest!! Keeping fingers crossed things stay positive from here.
By the way, this is the same colony that swarmed today & I posted about doing a split on, after the disturbed swarm (from two failed attempts to capture it) returned to the hive. I know this will reduce the colony’s ability to produce honey, but I’ll be pretty stoked even if I only get a frame or two!