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    Re: beeyard storage

    I have an old pickup truck tool box that I got at a yard sale for $10. It's one of those black plastic ones and is not visible from the road. This is at one of my apiaries at a farmer's field about...
  2. Re: I have some bees I don't know what to do with.

    I did exactly that . . . well almost. I searched carefully for a queen and did not find one. So I opened the box and set it on the ground about 10 ft. in front of the existing hives on Wednesday...
  3. I have some bees I don't know what to do with.

    I robbed my three hives three weeks ago. Did OK. Since there was plenty of capped honey in the upper corners of the two brood boxes and a 60% full medium super on top, I closed things up and left...
  4. Re: OK, if I want my boxes to have the nice natural wood look, what is best for treat

    I have considered trying to achieve the natural wood look but my approach would be entirely different. Soon I plan to make a few more hives (2 deeps and 3 mediums each) out of typical pine 1x?? from...
  5. Re: Aggressive Returning Foragers when I Inspect Hive?

    Thanks for some very good responses. I'll start a new thread for my situation as I do not want to be rude or hijack 007's thread.
  6. Re: Aggressive Returning Foragers when I Inspect Hive?

    thenance007 - I'm having similar problems. In fact the problem is so fierce that I've noticed some bees attack me when I'm working in the garden 30 yards away. I've been stung in the eye, left and...
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