Rhynie Beekeeper

  1. Clearer Board & Ventilation

    I am new to beekeeping (2nd yr) (1 hive in good order, 1x NUC didn't survive winter).

    I have been watching the BBC 4 Beekeeping prog (good prog) and noted that Martha Carney's WBC hive had a 1x Super with clearer board and porter bee holes open (no Porter Bee escapes in place in the normal seasonal use). She explained the use of the Porter Bee etc; but I noted that the bees have access above the super into the roof space etc; on mine I have gaffer taped the holes prior to use of ...