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  1. Re: Warm weather & Russians/Carnies. etc.

    I have all carnies and they are all doing well, with plenty of stores. A dry and warm winter here in Utah. 40's to 50's for the high's and down in the 20's for the lows. My bees are out almost every...
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    Re: My New Queen

    She came from a package bought locally. The 4 pound package was half Italian and half Carniolans. She should be a New World Carniolan. The package released her the first day after install and she has...
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    My New Queen

    http://s1098.photobucket.com/albums/g378/NorthBendHoney/?action=view&current=_DSC0222.jpg:D
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    Hoary Cress / White Top weed

    Here in Utah and neighboring states this plant grows everywhere it can get it roots to. I have a neighbors yard / field with a new crop starting. :( Do bees work this at all? I have not seen bees on...
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    Re: Hello from Utah

    Welcome Josh.
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    Re: Hello from Utah

    Welcome. Glad to have another Utah Bee keeper on the forum. Utah county has a lot of bee keepers and they have a great club. The club has a mentoring program. Get in the action this year, you have...
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    Re: Howdy from N Utah

    Welcome. Contact me if you need some general questions answered. You may want to join the Wasatch Beekeepers Association. A great club and source of info. :D
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2011

    zip code: 84084
    West Jordan, Utah
    Plant: Spring Crocus
    Bloom date 3-1-2011
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    Re: Pineapple

    I agree. Russian sage. The bees work it hard. With a mixture of pollen and nectar plants in your yard you may off set a dry spell for a few days and hopefully the girls have located something larger....
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    Re: 9 frames verses 10

    :)Thanks for all the replies. I believe I will stick with 10 frames to start. I am using all new foundation and a new package of Bees. I need to get the hive built up this year and keeping the brood...
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    Re: Howdy

    Welcome, if you pass thru the West Jordan Area of the Salt Lake Valley, stop by and talk Beek.
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    9 frames verses 10

    I am just starting out with a new hive. I run 2 deeps for my brood chambers. What are the advantages, if any, on putting 9 frames per deep compared to 10? One of my frames will be strictly set up for...
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    Re: New Beek in Utah

    Day-Riverside Library is located at 1575 west 1000 North in SLC. Google up the driving directions. It is easy to find. Meeting at 6:30.
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    Re: New Beek in Utah

    Welcome to the wonderful life of a beek. The Wasatch Beekeepers Association meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month. The next meeting is Feb. 18th. You can find more info on this site...
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    Re: Drone question

    Thanks for the info. I can now go spend more money on my bees. My wife said that it is only fitting that the girls have a man house in the hive.:D
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    Drone question

    I am just starting out with a hive this spring. :Here is the question: Should I have 1 or 2 frames for Drone cells only in my first deep or 1 frame for Drones in each of my 2 deep supers? If I need...
  17. Re: Best NC Summer "bang for the buck" plant

    I would recommend Russian Sage or Blue knight Caryoptaris. Both are perennials that would fill in your flower beds nicely. Each plant needs to be spaced about 3 feet apart. They both develop woody...
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    Re: Beekeeping in S.L.C. Utah

    What do I need to bring to the meeting? I would like to join this club. Information and cost ( dues ect. ) Please.
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    Utah urban Bee plants

    Here is a list of plants in my garden and time frames in which they bloom here in West Jordan, Utah. Zip Code 84084. Gardening zone 4/5. 128 days of Gardening.

    Early Spring: Maples, Crocus,...
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    Hello from West Jordan, Utah.

    I am just starting out in this new adventure with one hive. I pick up my Carniolan Bees in April. I started a bee friendly garden this past summer. 130 x 60 feet of red, white and yellow clover as...
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    Re: Pledge to be a BSA Beekeeping Mentor

    I pledge to be a BSA Beekeeking Mentor if it is reinstated as a merit badge.
    A Life long Scout and BSA Silver Beaver
    Mark Borovatz
    West Jordan, Utah
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