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    Re: Danger: Exploding Smoker!!!

    Wow, luck escape indeed. Did it blow a hole in the side of the smoker?
  2. Re: Interview - Tyson Kaiser is a Ethical Bee Remover

    Hi Tyson,

    Yep no problem, thanks for coming on the show. It seems to have been very popular so far :)

    Have you had anymore sign ups for your Urban Beekeeping Email list?

    See ya...Gary
  3. Interview - Tyson Kaiser is a Ethical Bee Remover

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    Hi,

    Happy New Year!!!

    Tyson Kaiser is a ethical bee remover from the city of Los Angeles. His company is call Sweet Bee Removal and his mission is to help the bees help the environment,...
  4. Thread: Hi from PA

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    Re: Hi from PA

    Welcome BeeBarn to the forum.

    How long have you been keeping bees for?

    We interviewed a guy last week from PA, you have listen to that here:-
    Josiah Garber Podcasting Farmer

    See ya...Gary
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    Re: TRUCKS post a picture of your rig!

    Here is our little Truck, it has carried many a bee :)

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  6. Re: Beekeeper's Corner Podcast - Episode 47 Posted

    Great show Kevin,

    Some interesting ideas about over wintering NUC's.

    Thanks for the show...Gary
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    Re: Making hive bodies!

    Hi,

    Its Macrocarpa wood, which is a species of cypress. Great wood to work with and doesn't rot like pine boxes. It might only be available in New Zealand.

    We use it for everything we make,...
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    Re: Making hive bodies!

    Hi,

    Wow those are very nice boxes, we tend to use Rabbet joints for speed.

    here are our recent boxes:-
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    We recently did a blog post about how we make them here:- How to make a Beehive...
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    Re: Cure for AFB? - Our Talk with Karen Bean

    I wonder if commercial wax makers heat the wax? I know if you boil AFB infected boxes at 160C for fifteen minutes, it kills the spores. Perhaps this is a precaution that commercial wax makers could...
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    Cure for AFB? - Our Talk with Karen Bean

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    Hi,

    A couple of weeks back we had a great chat with Karen Bean from Brookfield Farm Bees and Honey, we both enjoyed the chat, hopefully you will learn some new things. Karen keeps her bees...
  11. Re: Beekeeper's Corner Podcast - Episode 46 Posted

    Hi Kevin,

    Thanks for the show, I have been enjoying them.

    You inspire me to do more research before our podcasts.

    Cheers for posting…Gary
  12. Swarms Alive - Our Latest Beekeeping Podcast

    Hi BeeSourcers,

    We have just released Episode Thirty Five of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Swarms and the Craft Out West Event.

    We are Gary and Margaret, We are...
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    Re: Greetings from Central Florida

    Welcome to the forum and great to hear you are trying to change the attitude of pest controllers in your area.

    Alas I have heard of similar pest controllers in New Zealand doing the same thing,...
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    Re: Any Beekeeping Podcasts?

    Hi All,

    I have made a list of all the current Free Beekeeping podcast (that I know about).

    Do you know of any others that have had new content in the last three months, I didn't include ones...
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    Re: Thymol & mites

    Hi,

    Its a small biscuit soaked with the essential oils.

    Here is a photo of one of the biscuits:-
    http://kiwimana.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/mite-inspection-4-march-05911-1024x768.jpg
  16. For Listeners of Podcasts – We interview a New Zealand Beekeeper and Author

    Hi All,

    We have released a new interview this week with a New Zealand author “Raymond Huber”.

    In this podcast we chat with Raymond who has recently published a book about Honey Bees for...
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    Re: Thymol & mites

    We have good success with using Api Life Var, which is tymol based product.

    It comes in a small biscuit that you break into four pieces, and place on the top bars. You do this for four weeks and...
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    Re: Top Bar Hives Now Legal in New Zealand

    Hi,

    It was never tested in court, but I can't imagine much would have happened if it had.

    Thanks...Gary
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    Re: Top Bar Hives Now Legal in New Zealand

    That's fantastic news indeed, its great to see the issue has finally been resolved for fellow kiwi's.
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    Re: Bees flying fixed in the same position!

    Nope never seen that very strange indeed. I wonder they were doing their warm exercises for the day before breakfast?
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    Re: Hello! New Beekeeper from PA

    Welcome Heather to the forum, you will have to tell us how you get on with your Warre Hives. Interesting way of beekeeping.

    See ya...Gary
  22. Matt Brake Discusses how he keeps Bees in Hampshire

    Hi Guys,

    We interviewed Matt a couple of weeks back, he is a big fan of Top Bar Hives. I thought this would be interesting to you guys.

    Matt has been keeping bees since May 2009 and blogging...
  23. Re: Michael Bush going to be on Live from the Hive this weekend.

    Sorry Michael, victim of a copy and paste error from Scotts notice.

    I hope to join the chat, but since it’s the middle of the day and the start of the bee season, I will probably be busy doing...
  24. Michael Bush going to be on Live from the Hive this weekend.

    Hi,

    Scott from Honey B Gone has got Michael Bush coming along to a Google Hangout this weekend. Saturday 9pm EST

    Live from the Hive

    You will have to have a Google account to join, but I'm...
  25. Just released a new episode of our Beekeeping Podcast - Dangerous Extractors

    Hi,

    This is Episode thirty one of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about Fake Honey, Extractors and trickery at the Supermarket.

    Hi, we are Gary and Margaret, We are beekeepers...
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