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    Re: Dixie bee supply order

    I ordered them because I wanted to give two of them as a gift to my mentor, who has many hives and requeens many of his hives every spring, and I wanted to take my package and make a split, which I...
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    Re: Dixie bee supply order gone wrong

    I asked him directly about the viability of cross country shipping, and he said it worked out and I took him at his word. I understand now that it was a mistake to order from that far away, no mater...
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    Re: Dixie bee supply order gone wrong

    Thank you, but I don't have any hives right now. Waiting on my initial package and trying to catch a swarm or two.
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    Re: Dixie bee supply order gone wrong

    Thank you for the well wishing, Virginia. I have contacted him via email several times, to no avail, so I am not terribly hopeful for a phone call be fruitful, or being answered. I am not posting...
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    Dixie bee supply order

    Hello Bee Source,
    I am writing today because I have had a very negative experience with a bee supplier who has a sterling reputation, and I believe that, in light of his refusal to refund my money,...
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    Looking for a beehaus

    Is any one out there looking to sell a beehaus? I would like to purchase one, new or used. Thanks.
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    Dixiebeesupply queens

    Has any one gotten queens from Dixie bee supply? Was wondering how they do. Any input is appreciated.
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    Re: Tiny hive name

    @maine_beekeeper I found it to be very interesting. The study about bees ability to make complex decisions was really cool. The most impactful part for me was the filming in that area of china where...
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    Tiny hive name

    Hey beesource,
    I was watching the documentary "More Than Honey" with my wife last night and we were both surprised to see one of the older German guys using hives about the size of shoe boxes. I was...
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    Re: How to build cheap top bars.

    Yes, I have been doing some more reading and have read everything from just putting a line of melted wax on the bars to hanging a couple inches of wax foundation to using the wood wedge bars. And...
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    Re: How to build cheap top bars.

    Here is hoping. I am brand new to this, so I fully expect everything to go wrong. But I am trying to prepare as best I can.
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    Re: How to build cheap top bars.

    It is about 11" deep. That's why I was considering putting a bottom board in it. I was going to make it out of wood or maybe mesh screen and cut the bottom out for a screened bottom. I built this...
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    Warre construction question.

    Has any one ever made a quilt box whose bottom is fine mesh screen? Would that just get covered in propolis? I am new to bee keeping and I want to build my own hives, so I am trying to get as much...
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    Re: How to build cheap top bars.

    To compensate for the length I was going to put a board in the bottom do it is a few inches shallower. So the combs would be a little more rectangular. Think this is a good idea?
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    How to build cheap top bars.

    Hello all,
    I have just built a top bar hive body out of a plastic drum, reclaimed lumber and a table top. Now I need to make top bars. I am waiting on a book I ordered on how to build hives, but I...
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    Re: TB Barrrel Bee Hive Plans

    I actually just built one of these this past weekend with my neighbor. This post inspired me to do the research and make one, so thank you. No top bars yet, but the body is done and I got the top of...
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    I want to build a swarm trap. tips?

    Hey Beesource,
    I want to build a swarm trap that I can then transfer into a langstroth medium deep box. Should I just use a medium deep box with lemongrass oil in it? Or is there some other set up I...
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    Re: Hello From NH

    Welcome!!! Hope everything goes swimmingly in your beekeeping endeavors.
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    Happy new year!!!!

    I hope we all have a very successful and honey full year. If any one has a specific bee keeping related resolution, please share if here. Mine is to have two healthy hives by the end of the year with...
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    Re: Questions about SoCal beekeeping

    Thanks a bunch. What is it like in Florida? Right now San Francisco is seeing some beautiful weather so I have been helping a local beek put supers on a few of his hives because there is a flow on...
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    Questions about SoCal beekeeping

    Hey there every one,
    My wife and I will in all likelihood move to Southern California this year, and I was wondering what beekeeping is like there. I am in Northern California currently, and am not...
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    Re: Hello from Ashland Oregon

    Hey rouge. Best of luck to you with the beekeeping. I hear Oregon is great for bees.
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    Re: Dartinton hive questions

    Yeah, I have been hearing very mixed things about the beehaus. And I can't even get one in the US besides. So it sounds like you are not a fan then?
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    Re: Hello from Ocean Beach

    Hey Ben,
    The guy who has been showing me the ropes has bees all up and down the peninsula, so if I am lucky I will get a chance to see some bees down in your area. How is bee keeping in Santa Cruz?
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    Dartinton hive questions

    I am new to beekeeping and have been looking at different hive designs. I am going to have langs, but I saw a hive called a beehaus that is manufactured in England for urban beekeepers. This design...
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