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  1. Thread: mite/control

    by MGaddy
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    mites

    What percentage Neem Oil are you starting with. I have some for my garden that lists the active ingredients as 70% Neem and 30% inert. So is yours 100% to start with or.............??

    Thanks in...
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    I have a garden center, and just planted my fall...

    I have a garden center, and just planted my fall garden using some of the commercial grade ground cover fabric. It is a heavy duty woven black poly fabric that is designed to let air and water...
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    great idea

    My father has the tools, and helps me and the kids with some of the woodworking. I had him cutting down deeps, about a month ago, and making some SBB's from scratch. I had other things to do, and...
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    Sticky: Lesson learned, Tuesday, 6-12, went and took...

    Lesson learned,

    Tuesday, 6-12, went and took down an owl house a gentleman had built and placed about 15' in a tree, he said the bees had been there about a week. Gently took it down and put it in...
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    Find your local True Value and ask for stock # ...

    Find your local True Value and ask for stock #

    538777 36" x 100', 1/8" Mesh, Galvanized Hardware Cloth, 27 Gauge probably $110-$120 or

    538785 24" x 100', 1/8" Mesh, Galvanized Hardware Cloth,...
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    I'm in Pflugerville, which is just Northeast of...

    I'm in Pflugerville, which is just Northeast of Austin, we might as well be part of Austin. Available in bears, 1/2 pint, pints, and quarts(but they will be gone).

    Mark
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    Thanks for the info, now I just have to start...

    Thanks for the info, now I just have to start building..

    Mark
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    I have replaced a few of my bottom boards with...

    I have replaced a few of my bottom boards with SBB's and I think I like them. Now I've been thinking of going to top entrances, and wonder how I should make my SBB's. Since I will have top entrances,...
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    Most garden centers will carry DE, it is an...

    Most garden centers will carry DE, it is an organic insecticide for use around the house for ants, fleas and other pests. It is also a favorite for gardens.

    Mark

    The local Garden Center will...
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    Well it looks like they were maybe on their...

    Well it looks like they were maybe on their second round of brood, lots of bees, but very little else going on. It is amazing how they can enter in one place, and not start building until they are...
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    I have been asked to do a cutout, it should be...

    I have been asked to do a cutout, it should be very simple, and I'll even be in the air conditioning when I do it. After agreeing to do the job, I asked if anyone had tried to get rid of them...
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    My kids are going to start helping me with...

    My kids are going to start helping me with beekeeping, and I need to change my Honey Bottling Valve. What I have now is probably a 600# tank with a 2" black honey gate on it. My daughter who is 13...
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    I think I just came up with a good use for FIRE...

    I think I just came up with a good use for FIRE ANTS.
    Just ordered some of the pierco drone frames, and if I understand correctly from the "Bee Math", I can just replace the comb every 2 weeks and...
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    Went back today and cleaned up a few more bees,...

    Went back today and cleaned up a few more bees, then went back to the yard and looked in the hive. I had the queen already, but a few more bees never hurts.

    "Migratory beekeeping", thats a good...
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    I had the opportunity to do another cutout, it...

    I had the opportunity to do another cutout, it was very easy, with a bit of equipment failure. Last time with the tire, I used deep catch frames that were hinged, with cross wires, this worked good....
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    Well, I took your advice, and the hive is now...

    Well, I took your advice, and the hive is now setting up shop in their new home. There was a whole lot more comb in there than I was expecting, but I had no trouble finding the queen. After that,...
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    Been out of beekeeping for about 5 years, and...

    Been out of beekeeping for about 5 years, and have finally came to my senses and now have 3 colonies. Last year I removed a colony from an old tractor tire, and was not real impressed with this :( ...
  18. Thread: Trees in Pots?

    by MGaddy
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    I just happen to own a nursery, and we just...

    I just happen to own a nursery, and we just happen to grow trees in pots. We take them all the way up to 65Gal, and have no problems doing so. My advice would be to put them into the 5 gal pots, and...
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