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    I agree with all of your posts. It is a loss,...

    I agree with all of your posts. It is a loss, but I've learned many things about life from my few years of beekeeping. Indeed, what goes around comes around. That will not change the facts, but it...
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    I got a call over the weekend from the farmer...

    I got a call over the weekend from the farmer where I keep my bees. He said that a couple of my hives had been knocked over, but that the bees were still there.

    The next day I headed out early to...
  3. Thread: Lost bee colony

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    I have a question. Today I went to my beeyard,...

    I have a question. Today I went to my beeyard, where I have three hives. All were doing well about three weeks ago. I checked on them only slightly last week when I put some baggie feeders with...
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    I was wondering if anyone has used these feeders...

    I was wondering if anyone has used these feeders and if they are any good? The website is candibox.com and they also sell them on Ebay cheaper. If they are any good I might get some. Thanks. GG
  5. Thread: SBC and hives

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    Hi, I have just moved into a suburb and placed...

    Hi,

    I have just moved into a suburb and placed my hives in a narrow strip between my home and a fence.

    My problems started when the SBC repairman came by to check on our phone service. The...
  6. Thread: SBC and hives

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    Hi, I have just moved into a suburb and placed...

    Hi,

    I have just moved into a suburb and placed my hives in a narrow strip between my home and a fence.

    My problems started when the SBC repairman came by to check on our phone service. The...
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    I had a question if anyone had any ideas on doing...

    I had a question if anyone had any ideas on doing more natural beekeeping methods, i.e. organic. I already use the FGMO and I haven't used the terramycin yet since this is my first year with new...
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    I put old carpet tack strips on the hive landing...

    I put old carpet tack strips on the hive landing board. So that if any varmits decide to have a honeybee feast, they will have more than stingers in their paws.
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    Do bees pollinate grapevines? I had checked with...

    Do bees pollinate grapevines? I had checked with a vineyard about placing a hive there and the owner said that bees will not pollinate grapevines.
  10. Thread: Bee Restriction

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    I agree with nursebee. I've been thinking about...

    I agree with nursebee. I've been thinking about building a small fence in the corner of the yard to protect my kids from getting too close as the yard is rather small. The yard is also surrounded...
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    This may sound like a stupid beekeeping book, but...

    This may sound like a stupid beekeeping book, but it has a lot of good info. "Beekeeping for Dummies" by Howland Blackiston. It is very imformative, while some of it I don't agree with. There are...
  12. Thread: Bee Restriction

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    Hi, In response to some of the posts. First,...

    Hi,

    In response to some of the posts. First, I'm not giving up my bees, period. I'm going to check with some of the local bee clubs around Fort Worth. I know there is one in McKinney, Irving...
  13. Thread: Bee Restriction

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    Hi, This is my first post. I started...

    Hi,

    This is my first post. I started beekeeping this year and live in SE Missouri. I'm preparing to move to a suburb of Fort Worth, Texas and my problem is that the document I recieved from the...
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