Having read about the technique of “growing” honeycomb in glass jars, we are trying to do it in 2008. The bees do not like to work in small spaces like the jars, so they seem to be doing everything they can to avoid them. Fortunately, there has been a good crop of nectar in the neighborhood, so they are building comb in the jars.
On June 30, 2008, we “harvested” the 12 quart jars with the honeycomb built in them. We had a fair number of bees to deal with,