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    Re: I got my first swarm today

    Congradulations! it looked like you did a nice job. :applause: I've got a couple of swarm traps in a few different places so maybe I'll have some luck in the next couple of weeks.
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Hi Batman,

    Brushy Mountain sells a video/DVD that includes a method of drawing them out without cutting out the wall.
    If I remember correctly he had them use a piece of hardward cloth, made a...
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    Re: Our new honey house

    OMG. that is beautiful!:applause:
  4. Re: How get the remaining honey from wax-crush and strain

    I've heard a crock pot works well for this.
  5. Re: Bees for sale "Colony""Double Deep" in November

    There is a For Sale thread on this forum.
    I wish your Dad a happy retirement!
    My Mom stills works a few days a month. She's 80. I told her I didn't like the example she was setting.
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    Re: Help with Foundationless Frames

    Hmmm, millions of years, vs how long have you been a beekeeper? I'd say the bees have figured out a thing or two . Keep your hive horizontal and let em at it. You'll get the strongest hive if you...
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    Re: New Beekeeper in Concrete Washington

    a shameless plug perhaps, but a great find!:applause:
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    Re: New Beekeeper in Concrete Washington

    Oooh, I hope some of those swarms head towards me. Okay it's a bit of a stretch, but I hope I have luck with my swarms.
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    Re: I would like to know?

    This is really a great thread that has put together a lot of the questions I had. Nice input everyone.
  10. WashingtonState Beekeepers, and them that love us.

    Please join our community for Washington State beekeepers. A great place to share beekeeping experiences that are :)specific to the Pacific Northwest.
  11. Thread: baby bees

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    Re: baby bees

    That really is a beautiful picture.:applause: Thanks for sharing that one. Do you have many more pictures? What are you using to photograph with?
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    Re: New Beekeeper from Seattle, Wa

    Hi Sonja,

    Welcome to the forum. You'll love this place. I think rescuing bees as a 5 year old qualifies you as a beekeeper early on. It's very cool that both you and your Mom are beekeeping...
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    Naming Hives

    My neice and nephew like to name my Queens(hives). It gets them a little more interested in beekeeping. Right now I've got a backlog of names to use for my subsequent hives. Numbers are good too. ...
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    :lpf:yes I have those berries. The name actually...

    :lpf:yes I have those berries. The name actually came from my neice and nephew who like to call me that instead of Mothergoose...but that's another story.
    I hope you'll keep us posted how things...
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    Learning curve is steep

    I needed to see a lot of drones before I knew what I was looking at. We had a pile of dead bees, so we sorted through them just to practice picking out the drones. After seeing several, it became a...
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    Hi Cidermonkey

    We also just started this year. Our hives are in Hoodsport. Rainfall appx 85 inches a year. How did your bees do with our May rainshowers? I had to combine one of my hives, but now it's strong and...
  17. Welcome to beekeeping and this forum. As you...

    Welcome to beekeeping and this forum. As you continue to read things will just start clicking. I'm sure you've noticed that already. It is a bit overwhelming at times with so much information out...
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    Welcome to the site neighbor! We're in Graham,...

    Welcome to the site neighbor! We're in Graham, our bees are hidden in a secret location in Hoodsport. This site is an incredible resource as I'm sure you're discovering. Happy exploring, and...
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    98338 Native Blackberry blooming yesterday. ...

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    Native Blackberry blooming yesterday. Invasive Blackberry has yet to bloom here.
    Scotchbroom has been blooming but I'm not seeing it beeing worked at all. I'm not seeing many bees in my...
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    Anaphylaxis reactions are not self treatable....

    Anaphylaxis reactions are not self treatable. :no: An Epi pen can buy you time, but it also can be false insurance if you think it will keep you alive if you are allergic to bees.
    What if the...
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    Wow, I never thought of a crock pot. I'm so...

    Wow, I never thought of a crock pot. I'm so addicted to the smell of beeswax, I use beeswax candles nearly all the time. I even put a block of beeswax under my car seat as a little air freshener. ...
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    Scientific Studies?

    Is anyone involved in any research using apitherapy?
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    I'm reading more and more from this site and am...

    I'm reading more and more from this site and am impressed with this concept. I'm a newbie, so before spending any more on conventional equipment I think my husband will have to make a few of these...
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    rumor has it that hops are effective against varroa

    An off the wall comment made at our last beekeeping meeting was that hops grown here in Wa and Oregon might be effective in decreasing varroa. There was not yet any scientific work puplished yet. ...
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    This is a beautiful comprehensive list! Just...

    This is a beautiful comprehensive list!
    Just what I was looking for. Thank you.
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