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    Re: Is it necessary to get stung?

    I even sting the kids once in awhile a little ice first and they don't even blink
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    Re: what groundcover to plant

    What about this? The road should stop it in one direction and I can mow the yard side keeping it from spreading in the yard http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedera_helix
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    Re: what groundcover to plant

    Not sure what tanzy is and its already riddled with white clover as is most of my yard since it used to be goat pasture clover doesn't choke it out
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    Re: TF until today

    Why would anybody expect TF bees to last indeffantly in captivity, they surely don't in the wild. In nature they die out ( at some point ) wax moths and other critters destroy and clean out the...
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    Re: what groundcover to plant

    I actually love that idea maybe the county would stop mowing their side of the ditch lol ....if it was in bloom all season long she might let me get away with taller "weeds" but up untill a month...
  6. Re: Have you ever proselytized for beekeeping?

    Gotta love the strange questions you get from checkers, I apologise for being off topic but this thread reminds me of the last time I bought a big bag of dog food I have 2 Labrador Retrievers & I...
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    Re: TBH Entrance

    The MB method of sliding the first bar back works well if you need to reduce you can lay small shim over and close it off as far as ease of removal I have had Langs 6 mediums high with a top entrance...
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    what groundcover to plant

    I have an E facing slope at the ditch along 3/4 of the front of my property by the road that is impossible to mow so I let it go to weeds this yr for the bees since it was mostly asters and...
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    Re: What plant is this

    Thanks gang
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    Re: An oxalic vaporizer that WORKS in 30 sec

    it won't get any hotter than its boiling point unless it's in a pressurized vessel
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    Re: What plant is this

    What other information would help ?
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    What plant is this

    I assume it's an aster does it have a common name?
    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj40/UncleHarleysAntlerArt/Mobile%20Uploads/20140928_160639_zpsb76f5ad5.jpg
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    Re: Best Aster variety for the Midwest

    I don't know even half of the varieties but I have Jerusalem artichokes which are in the aster family growing in a 4x4 planter box in my garden and right now it has 20-30 bees on it at any given...
  14. Re: Buy proven survivor stock or continue to develop my own

    I like the advice of bringing new stock to a separate yard, just because they are proven in another location doesn't mean they are proven there
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    cant login on my phone

    So I got a new phone and forgot my password I log in here on this device since my password is saved so I can change my password and find I need to know my password in order to change my password can...
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    Re: Ultimate bee feeder

    I use plastic screen for cross stitch and also have a piece hot glued over the hole because the first time I used one I had half a feeder full of dead bees up in the jug
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    Re: sad day

    A local guy here overwintered single stack 8 frame mediums last yr I think a 5 over 5 will be fine
  18. Re: Cappings melter out of an insulated box and a couple of lights???

    I used to weld in a fab shop in a factory we welded up a simple box with a 200 watt light bulb that we would put food in when we got to work and by lunch it was piping hot. I also usedto make...
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    Re: is it too late to get a queen

    Ha ha if they do it again ill seal em up at night and fill it with water and then give the other colony their honey
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    Re: is it too late to get a queen

    I have decided to leave them be for now I think we are in a dearth seen a lot of chatter on Facebook today about bees on humming bird feeders. Also found a somewhat local guy who raises queens for...
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    Re: when to work bees?

    I find more bees in the air midday but there is a HUGE difference between flying bees and mad bees. Midday beesloaded with nectar just kind of hang out or fly in circles trying to figure out which...
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    Re: is it too late to get a queen

    I guess they could be queenless I raised a new queen for that colony from eggs from my gentle hive in June . My gentle hive are carnis and dark as can be and the queen that emerged in that colony it...
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    is it too late to get a queen

    When to check my hives today to see if the queens were still laying or if they were backfilling the broodnest nice 70 deg day first hive gentle as can be probably didn't even need smoke second hive...
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    Re: Rose Hive Method

    Found em thanks
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    Re: Rose Hive Method

    What videos ? Got a link?
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