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  1. Re: Tulip Popular Questions

    How wonderful to plant this magnificent tree. In the Honey Plants of America or ABC and XYZ of Bee Culture, is called the 'handsomest native tree in America'. We have one 50 feet tall on our...
  2. Re: Granulated Honey Over Winter

    Hi NeilV,

    While we don't experience bitterly cold winters here, they say some nectars, aster nectar comes to mind, can granulate quickly.

    One thing I have noticed over the years, especially...
  3. Free shipping Brushy Mountain

    Hi everyone~

    Have allowed my Bee Culture subscription to lapse in the past couple of months, can anyone tell me the Brushy Mountain Free shipping (east of the Mississippi) offer code that appears...
  4. Hi Yoyo, you may want to contact your local...

    Hi Yoyo, you may want to contact your local county extension office. I believe certain counties work with the NC State Beekeepers and the NCSU Dept of Entomology, Master Beekeeper program, to...
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    Hi, I called prior to our November 13th...

    Hi, I called prior to our November 13th Beekeepers' meeting and the representative indicated to receive free shipping: orders over $25.00, east of the Mississppi, no glass containers, must mention...
  6. eight frame slatted racks

    Hi, I bought these eight frame slatted racks last year from Betterbee. It would be a bit pricey to place them on one hundred colonies all at once.

    http://www.betterbee.com/products.asp?dept=1065...
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    Hi Iddee, Happy Thanksgiving to you too! So...

    Hi Iddee,
    Happy Thanksgiving to you too! So glad I was able to meet you at the NC Summer meeting this year. It has been a wonderful beekeeping year for me, and I am so grateful to those...
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    Hi, just returned from a state beekeeping...

    Hi,
    just returned from a state beekeeping conference where a presenter from Washington State working with genetic variability gave a very interesting talk. It would appear that over the last ten...
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    I prefer glass and do not use plastic at all. In...

    I prefer glass and do not use plastic at all. In a glass jar the honey glows, the container is resuable. With glass there is no chance of affecting the flavor...not a question for me...glass all...
  10. Hi Beemarsh, Knowing the extraordinary effort you...

    Hi Beemarsh, Knowing the extraordinary effort you put into attempting to trap these bees, and how valiantly they chewed through all the obstacles between them and their queen, this story feels like a...
  11. Thank you everyone, I think quality control will...

    Thank you everyone, I think quality control will insist on attempting to correct the rack overage during a session with the table saw.

    I will also repeat the procedure I used last year. My...
  12. Addendum to the above statement...the fit on my...

    Addendum to the above statement...the fit on my Brushy Mtn. equipment is not a perfect match, the slatted racks will need to be shaved down a bit side to side and a wee bit front to back.

    It's...
  13. For those of us on 8 frame equipment: Just...

    For those of us on 8 frame equipment:

    Just received my order of slatted racks from Betterbee. For the first time they are available for eight frame equipment. They appear to fit fine with my...
  14. Hi Amandalyn, I purchased my foundation from...

    Hi Amandalyn, I purchased my foundation from Dadant, they were the only ones (last Year) I could find offering crimp wire 4.9 real wax foundation for Medium frames. I am running all mediums so that...
  15. Thank you Garry, I saw their website earlier...

    Thank you Garry,
    I saw their website earlier today, my husband says I should buy it and not try anything experimental on the leather....I think you are both right!! They had some impressive...
  16. Does anyone have a great recipe for leather...

    Does anyone have a great recipe for leather preservative/cream containing propolis and beeswax?
    We have leather furniture that takes a beating in our passive solar home...lots of warm...
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    Thank you Sundance! And Samantha, how great you...

    Thank you Sundance! And Samantha, how great you are starting with small cell foundation! One of my colonies is on that foundation exclusively and doing great, the other I have fed frames of SC in...
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    Hi, I am running all eight frame mediums with the...

    Hi, I am running all eight frame mediums with the copper peaked roofs from Brushy Mountain, and I love them! I did not purchase the "kit", because I wanted all real wood and real wax, no plastic. ...
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    With this lovely warm weather (in between...

    With this lovely warm weather (in between rainstorms) I was painting my new screen bottom boards for the two new hives I am adding to the apiary, when a honey bee landed on the screen, doing her...
  20. PS tecumseh, I read an article about Burts Bees,...

    PS tecumseh, I read an article about Burts Bees, He was the beekeeper, she did marketing, and I think he still lives modestly with his bees in a cabin in the woods.

    She is worth millions...
  21. Hi, We are split about 50/50 in our County...

    Hi, We are split about 50/50 in our County Beekeepers group, sure see a lot of interest!
    I could be wrong but women are ofter more inclined to 'join' groups and seek moral support and...
  22. Check out the USPS website under Specific...

    Check out the USPS website under Specific country, there is a linK

    http://pe.usps.gov/text/Imm/immicl/immiclcd_003.html

    Cheers DML
  23. cindy, Call them on their 1 800233 7929...

    cindy, Call them on their 1 800233 7929 number...don't know if Michigan is considered 'east of the Mississippi' which is what the ad says qualifies for free shipping.

    Ask them, Cheers D
  24. Hi Tulipwood, I will be adding two colonies to...

    Hi Tulipwood,
    I will be adding two colonies to my apiary and am planning to get two small cell medium five frame Italian nucs from Don thefatbeeman as well.

    I am running eight frame mediums so...
  25. Hi everyone, I placed my large orderlate...

    Hi everyone, I placed my large orderlate Wednesday afternoon, and a UPS truck just delivered, (dark and freezing out) Now thats FREE and FAST!!

    Everything I ordered was in stock and eligible for...
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