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    Re: Beeginner in NC

    welcome, I am in Hendersonville. glad to have you
  2. Thread: North Carolina

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    Re: North Carolina

    mine are all gone for 2015
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    Re: Putting sugar water feeder in hive

    it won`t freeze, but it may drip on the custer when it is just two cold for them to take it, it gets them wet, they die.
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    Re: Did you lose any hives this winter

    lost 3 out of 32 here at home haven't checked the out yard yet, will one day this week
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    Re: Uncapping knife suggestions

    speed king with the fixed thermostat-- got one I`v used 30 years and it was used when I got it. it just can`t keep going!!! I have a new one still in the box for when the old one stops
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    Re: Is this a solution for a queen-less hive?

    yes
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    Re: 8 Frame deeps for brood boxes

    I use 10 frame stuff, but some great beekeepeers use and or used 8 frame. I don`t think the bees care!!!
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2015

    fofogot im at 28739
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2015

    first pollen 2-7-15- just a little bit late this evening- hope it is better tomorrow. last year they started in jan. but feb is the norm. also saw drones flying in one hive today, I`ll check it , and...
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    Re: Mann Lake 5-frame nucs

    yes, but then the shipping is 17.50 for one a total of 37.45. I may go back and check what shipping would be on 5-10- or 20?
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    Re: Select Commercial Budget

    tite-bond-3 works for me. I use it lot`s of different ways.
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    Re: Treatment free, is it really that easy

    those queens would be worth a fortune
  13. Thread: Cypress Hives

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    Re: Cypress Hives

    I use a lot of cypress bottom boards from brushy mountain I think they just have bottom boards in cypress. the back strip opp the entrance dry rots very quickly even with 3 coats of top quality paint...
  14. Thread: Spring prices

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    Re: Spring prices

    I will sell some 5 frame nucs for 100.00 but people have to wait till up in april or may till I have them ready, its good for me and good for them. if we have a good year that nuc will make them some...
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    Re: Best size super

    I run a lot of deeps and some med`s
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    Re: What to do with all the honey?

    mine is sold, or I should say,, people want it before it is ever made.
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    Re: How many hives did you start out with?

    around 55 years ago I bought a hive from an older woman, they were in a nail keg, she had a swarm and no where to put them so she dumped the nails out and put them in the nail keg I gave her 5.00...
  18. Thread: Smoker Plug

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    Re: Smoker Plug

    I use part of a corn cob
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    Re: screened bottom boards

    for some reason I still like my solid bottom boards, don`t belive I will switch. jst me!!!
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    Re: Foundation color

    I use all natural for honey and brood. just what I like!
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    Re: Greetings from NC

    welcome glad to have you
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    Re: Help me find the queen

    a queen can!!! be any where in the hive
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    Re: Help me find the queen

    and I will add that when people pick up a nuc from me I insist on showing them the queen as I put the frames in their box
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    Re: Full time Beekeeper

    good luck ben
  25. Re: Two general questions for seasoned beekeepers (for fun)

    1-all they can do is sting you 2- there is no such thing as sourwood honey- it` corn honey, in july stand under a sour wood tree for awile see how many bees you see - then go look in the corn...
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