2566Re: [beekeeping] Greetings
- Jul 1, 2004Hello Matthew, welcome.
You might want to consider a top-bar hive, since you're already
disposed to build your own hive, and a top-bar hive is probably closer
in spirit to a medieval hive than is a Langstroth.
I'm also in NM, but near Santa Fe. If you'd like to see some top-bar
hives in action, and plan to be in the area, let me know. There's
also a top-bar beekeeper in Bosque, NM, south of ABQ--much closer to
On Thu, 1 Jul 2004 11:21:17 -0600 (MDT), Matthew McCleary
> Hello, I'm new here and wanted to introduce myself.
> My name is Matthew and I live in southern New Mexico. I play in the
> Society for Creative Anachronism and am planning to do a
> several-years-long Arts&Sciences project in which I hope to keep bees and
> make mead from the honey produced.
> I'm currently working on building either a five- or ten-frame Langstroth
> hive in preparation for adding bees in the spring. I'd like to have a
> "practice" hive before I actually begin my project.
> Any other SCAdians here?
> Good to meet you all.
> <-- .\\ -->
> Matthew S. McCleary, hayduke at nmt dot edu
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