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    Re: can we crowd sourced swarm map ?

    We are doing something similiar in Palm Beach County. Our club keeps track of member placed swarm traps and how often swarms move in utilizing google maps. I believe it's about to start its 3rd year....
  2. Re: Is there a "normal" amount of dead bees at the bottum board?

    I don't have dead bees on my bottom boards but my bees are active all year.
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    Re: Bees at play

    Beautiful hives! Love the colors. Mine are all boring white. Our girls all fly at around 3 pm. I go out to watch them most days, sitting under our big mango tree, sipping a cool drink. Thanks for...
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    Re: New resident at my bee yard

    Love owls. We have small owls in our suburban backyard almost every night, just hanging out, not nesting--maybe we should make a nesting box. At our airport, we have burrowing owls. Love to watch...
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    Re: After the Split

    I check on day 3.
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    Re: Sources for treatment free bees

    Sierra's Bees in South Florida (Boca Raton)
    (949) 784-9714

    Also Anarchy Apiairies up north and in Florida.
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    Re: Is this frame ok to reuse?

    Link didn't work for me, even after I signed in. "not found"
  8. Re: Suggestion for Ultra-breeze suit owners or buyers

    Me, too! I can sew..... :) Did you have to use a heavy duty sewing machine or just a regular one?
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    Re: Double deeps for the southerners?

    Ditto!
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    Curious ID question

    I had a swarm of bees land under some of my backyard hives. It was a tiny swarm of teeny tiny bees. I've been recovering from a reverse shoulder replacement and didn't think I wanted to mess with...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    2/23/2015 2 small swarms on same day--West Palm Beach, Fl. 33406 80 degrees, sunny. Both not from my hives.
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    Sticky: Re: squarepeg 2015 treatment free experience

    I''l bee watching this thread with great interest. I have a very similar bee care history as SP.
  13. Thread: Runny Bees

    by CessnaGirl
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    Re: Runny Bees

    Rubber bands around your pants legs. A lot easier than tape or twine.
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    Re: Raising queens in florida

    All year round in South Florida,especially Ft. Lauderdale south. Palm Beach County is hit or miss Nov through Jan for quality matings.
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    Re: Slatted rack - simple

    He did so well with the slatted racks, he figured out on his own how to make a screened bottom board. Next, I need an under cover. I am so proud of him, especially since our table saw is in very sad...
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    Re: Slatted rack - simple

    I printed out your photos and instructions for my hubby. All my hives, except for 2 had slatted racks and thanks to you, he made one that I added last weekend. The other is waiting to be stapled...
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    Re: Slatted rack - simple

    Will be watching. I like your design. Thanks.
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    Re: fermented honey

    Grrroosssssss! Another reason to be thankful for city sewage!
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    Re: Florida Newbee

    Most of my hives still have lots of brood, but some don't. They threw out their drones about 10 days ago. Poor fellas. I have some brood all winter. Each hive varies. If it's queen right and...
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    Re: Florida Newbee

    Welcome Gail! Get ready for the fun and frustrating ride. I'm in Florida, too, but on the other coast.
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    Re: How Mushrooms can Save the World (Bees)

    Paul Stamets is an interesting guy. A close relative of mine, an oncologist, became interested in it after colleague's very elderly patient had a spontaneous remission of her cancer (had opted for no...
  22. Thread: Fair Price?

    by CessnaGirl
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    Re: Fair Price?

    Yeah, it's a little light on the frame quantity. I come up with 24 frames needed. As far as the SBB, it has a mite tray to block it off. I love SBB but I live in South Florida.
  23. Re: Confused....where did this queen come from?

    I guess I'll never know for sure where she came from, but I agree with Bee Whisperer, "It's a miracle" it all worked out. Or dumb luck, most likely.
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    Re: I'm pretty sure I killed my hive today :-(

    mdax, I like the way you think. :)
  25. Re: Confused....where did this queen come from?

    The amount of time that passed is 6 days, from last Sunday to today. It rained Tuesday through Friday. Sorry, I thought it was clear in my post. Today, I was actually looking for new emergency queen...
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