Backyard apiary on Cape Cod, suburban/residential, 200 yards to salt water bay, 100 ft to kettle pond. Flora is mixed woodland, ericaceous understory in a maritime climate.
Two deep hive bodies with shallow supers, originated as a swarm.
500 lb capacity Fairbanks 17x22inch platform, on level 4x4's, with a small roof over the beam arm. Accurate to 0.5 lb.
Maples, fruit bloom, Linden, Catalpa, Ailanthus, Black Locust, Rosa rugosa.