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    Re: How many hives should I keep???

    Very, Very well stated! I cannot add any more or any less.
  2. Thread: bee pic

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    Re: bee pic

    Very nice. Love their color patterns.
  3. Re: Do I disturb the comb-building to kill these last two wax moth larvae? (photo)

    You know pat, I'd of done the same thing. However, (not knowing if you did) I would have followed the advice of tsk and not disturbing them too much. Glad you got em' out!
  4. Re: Greetings from Florence South Carolina

    Not too far from ya' here in Lumberton, NC. Welcome to the site. Joining up has proven to be the most beneficial thing that I have done in my quest to be a better bee keeper. While I only have...
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    Re: fly away queen

    Truth be told, just about everything Mr. Bush says has made sense in my beekeeping experiences. He has been a lifesaver on more than one occasion! :)
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    Re: Caging queens for shipment

    LMAO! Me too!
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    Re: Advice Needed; Fear of Bees!

    I cannot say that I know how you feel. I don't. What i can tell you is that, as a child (and up to about thirteen years old) I was horrified of ANY winged stinging insect. I remember standing 20...
  8. Re: Four days after releasing queen... no brood... Normal?

    I, myself have eight TBH's now. Having received a lot of advice from Dave (Dave's Bee's) and reading Mr. Bush's advice on installing packages. I have never placed a queen cage any any of my hives....
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    Re: follower board tightness??

    robherc is right. A lot of different opinions on entrance placement. I have six TBH's now and all of them have end entrances that are 3/4 " in diameter. i use wine corks to stop off all of the holes...
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    Re: 3# package in a top bar

    jmgi is spot on with his recommendations. Also, I'd do as Rader suggested and read Mr. Bush's comments. He's one of the best!
  11. Thread: Lost 2

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    Lost 2

    It has been quite some time since I posted on here guys. Been having several health issues and just had a pretty serious operation on my foot. We have had an extremely mild (warm) winter this year....
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    Re: Lemon Grass and other insects

    "Also, finishing volume I of your book...."

    That's not a "book," that's the bible! LOL!
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    Re: hey from NC

    Can you say Robeson County ? Welcome to the site. Everything I know, I have learned from these folks. Wonderful people here! :applause:
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    Re: is this normal bearding?

    I can honestly tell you that I have several of my hives do this in the past. However, it is usually only in the afternoon and ONLY when it has been real hot during the day.
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    Re: Photos of bees in the back yard

    Very nice pics! Thank you for posting
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    Re: SHB bait ? What is this one?

    Personally, I do not know. However, I wouldn't if it were me. If you'll do a little searching, you can find exactly how to create the CD case trap and I can assure you that the bee's cannot get to...
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    Re: SHB bait ? What is this one?

    pascopol,
    I can tell you from personal experience, IT WORKS! However, keep in mind that I do not sell my honey nor have I consumed it myself. I use the jewel cd case method so to eliminate the bee's...
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    Re: thank you, ligustrum

    Very nice job with the pics!
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    Re: What is this plant?

    What plant? Don't see one!
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    Re: Queen on bottom of TBH

    Real Simple. Pick up the comb and hold it next to the lower portion of another comb. Using your finger, gently nudge her towards the other "attached" comb. Another option would be to just pick her up...
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    Re: did not install pkg recommended way?

    Agree with SteveBee. I have personally found that once those bee's have been packed in with the queen for a couple of days, directly releasing her with them proves to be uneventful for me (and her).
  22. Re: Hive swarmed, now queenless. What next?

    From experience I would say that I would definitely leave things alone!
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    Re: Shelf Life of Lemongrass Oil

    For what it is worth, I keep mine in their original bottles and stored inside a refrigerator. I have one bottle that is three years old and it smells the same as my one year old bottles. When it...
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    Re: Daddy, do bees Fart?

    I still can't believe what questions are sometimes asked on these forums! :lpf:
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    Re: New Package not taking syrup

    Yeah. We have tons of the dandelions blooming here too! Along with a multitude of other plants and flowers! Of course, it suits me just fine. I'll save on sugar!
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