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  1. Thread: Chinese Elm

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    Chinese Elm

    Tried to upload a picture, and may try again.
    I have 4 hives - this has been a fair year at best. I did harvest honey from all 4 , but they had begun taking honey down themselves by the end of July...
  2. Thread: vitamin C

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    vitamin C

    We buy bulk citrus before Christmas from a local school for a fund raiser. Almost always have some left over and make marmalade or just juice them for breakfast. This year my wife cut a few up to...
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    Re: feeding bees honey

    I would like to do the same. I have a 2 gallon jar full of honey from last year. Would you just pour it into the Boardman jars as is and put it inside the hive on top of frames in an empty super? ...
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    honey color change

    I harvested my honey late August from 3 different hives. It was a clearer honey than last year and has a marvelous flavor. I think more white clover and black locust than last year. Over the past...
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    red clover question

    My bees are in the red clover on the flowers. I am concerned because in years past they have not fed off this flower. My field is exceptionally full of clover this year for unclear reasons (maybe...
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    Re: killing a good queen

    Sounds like more than 1 bee keeper actually agree on something. Great News! One other issue, If I split the old (only 1 year old) queen out to a new nuc how far away does she need to be?
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    killing a good queen

    I went through my busting at the seams hive yesterday (2 deeps full of bees) and found two middle of the frame supersedure cells. Lots of good brood and a honey super on top which is 7/10 full of...
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