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    Re: hayforkquilter

    It looks like she is from a place called Hayfork CA.
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    Re: No food taste better than your own

    No garden for us this year. If you don't have irrigation water here you're out of luck unless you want to spend a few hundred dollars a month on city water. The half acre I'm usually able to garden...
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    Re: Celebrity Beekeeper

    Nice. I hope it works well for him.

    http://www.torontosun.com/2014/07/24/morgan-freeman-is-becoming-a-beekeeper
  4. Re: Beeswax Artist An Underdog Needs Your Help

    I went there to vote but didn't because they demand an email address.
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    Re: Paramount Farms buying out beekeepers?

    It's not out of the question that billionaires are making business decisions based on information that others (us) don't have.
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    Re: Want to work bare handed?

    Here's the current EPA fact sheet on DEET:

    http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/factsheets/chemicals/deet.htm
  7. Thread: Bee Art

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    Re: Bee Art

    According to New York state apiary laws, it's not ok.
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    Re: Bee and neighbor problem

    Unless there's a local ordinance that requires a homeowner to notify the neighbors that they have bees it seems to me that it's better left alone.
  9. Re: Been playing around with a label/t-shirt design...

    I like the large honey colored honeycomb with the golden drop of honey at the bottom along with the word "Honey" on the bottom. It suggests... honey. The wooden plaque with the smaller honeycomb...
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    Re: Weird thing happened...

    Heh. Well played, RudyT...
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    Re: Weird thing happened...

    Some of the folks who know me are pretty sure it did...
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    Re: Weird thing happened...

    I once had a cast iron skillet fall out of the clear blue right on my head. My new bride and I were the only ones around. I was watching the ballgame and she had just come in from pulling some weeds...
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    Re: Anyone else know about bee huts?

    Interesting. I hope they post some video when they hook onto that thing and skid it across the mountains with hives on it.
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    Re: Anyone else know about bee huts?

    I don't get it either. What is the purpose of that structure?
  15. Bees kill mare and colt in New Mexico

    Sad story from central NM. The question about bees and horses pops up here regularly. This incident illustrates Michael Bush's admonition to make sure the horse can get away. These were probably AHB....
  16. Re: papers provide conclusive evidence that the pesticides are causing the mass death

    It's time to drop the personal sniping and get back on track, folks.
  17. Re: >> New Swarm Removal Website Launched

    Beesource.com has a separate site for bee removals that doesn't cost anything. If you haven't added your name to the list of beekeepers who do swarm removals and cutouts, please do. :)
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    Re: Hot Weather Vegetable Crops

    Tomatoes?
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    Re: Checking hives without gloves?

    I think it may depend on what your reaction to a sting is. I swell up pretty good and it's fairly painful, so I wear gloves although I'll take one off if I need a little finer touch for some reason. ...
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    Re: Where have all the butterflies gone?

    An article on new research regarding the Monarch's magnetic compass:

    http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-27909303
  21. Re: Which hive would you put a honey super on?

    These folks look like they're less than a half hour from you. Perhaps they have supers.

    http://www.bee-commerce.com/pages/Contact-Us.html
  22. Re: Collecting cool apiary photos - care to add?

    They are. We never, ever have moisture problems but daytime temps run in the 90's then drop to the high 50's and low 60's at night. I haven't seen any bearding, but the hives aren't booming either....
  23. Re: Collecting cool apiary photos - care to add?

    They saw Michael Palmers bees and now they're refusing to come out.

    Here are some of them before they became so shy...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjXq_R4bIMg
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    Re: House Wrens!

    Shinbone, can I share this photo?
  25. Re: Collecting cool apiary photos - care to add?

    I think I see a bee...

    http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c285/barrydigman/DSC_0692.jpg
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