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    Re: Looking for a good soap recipe

    That is a good idea. I'll search more about making propolis soap. I'll message here if I found a good one and after I dried making it and succeeding with good products. Thank you very much.
  2. Re: how long after oxalic dribble method before mite count drops?

    Thank you jim lyon for all your answers and suggestions. I tried applying what you have suggested and it really worked. My termites problem is solved. Thank you very much once again.
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    Re: Not many stores in bottom deep.

    Wow! Suddenly I become worried that this situation might happen to me. Thanks for this thread that I can prepare my self in case this will happen or even avoid this from happening to me. Prevention...
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    Re: a) Overview, the big picture

    This is the thread that I keep on visiting because I had used many tips from here. Every time I forgot something or don't know what to do I open this thread and get some answers. Thank you very much...
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    Re: Spraying for fall garden pest

    You can not kill pests that require stronger chemicals to kill if you have bees near by and the plants you want to protect from pests have flowers. The only thing you can do is time that the plants...
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    Re: Minimum frames to overwinter NUC

    Winter is fast coming and I haven't tried wintering a hive yet. This is my first best info about it yet. Thanks very much.
  7. Re: What is the longest you have kept a hive alive?

    This is also one of the dilemma I have and now at least I have an idea. I think the lifespan of the hive depends on the life span of the queen which is according to my research would be 3-4 years....
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    Re: Bird eating my bees

    That is very dangerous to you bees and your business. Bee-eaters always prefer to eat honeybees since the latter have better taste than the other bees.What is more scary is that if the breed of the...
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    Re: requeening aggressive hive - video

    Nice instructions BMAC. Thank you very much. As a beginner I would love to see a video of how to do that. I hope somebody here have seen a video like that and I hope that they would share it. Thanks...
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    Re: Mites still visible after treating.

    Is it possible that the mites that survived the doses might become immune or tolerant to the treatment? If so, it will be very troublesome.
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    Re: d) Getting bees

    I've read all of your tips on how to start. I'll take notes of these all since I'm still on my experimental stage. Thank you very much.
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    Re: OA dribble and HBH

    I hope you will share a link to Randy Oliver's site. I wish to read more about dribble specially on how to do it. Thank you very much.
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    Re: Quick question on strengthening hives.

    Thank you also for raising the question. This will be a big help if ever this problem will occur to me as a starter in beekeeping.
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    Re: Robbers hit same time every day?

    Isn't it dangerous to whack the hive? Do the bees wont come after you to defend their hive after you whacked it?
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    Re: Checking hive too much?

    I think it's just natural to be excited like that. From what I've read, bees don't sting unless you pose a threat to their lives so be sure not to touch the hive if you're not wearing any protection.
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    Re: Mold or mildew on frames.

    Molds are like plants that bees enjoy to eat and might be healthy for them.
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    Re: On making your own hives.

    I like to quote this one. I will surely remember this because I was inspired by this statement.
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    Re: New in South Carolina

    Welcome fellow newbies. I am Virgie from Tennessee. I hope to learn more new things from here as I would like to start a beekeeping hobby. And eventually someday if I gained some knowledge I would...
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    Greetings to everyone

    Hello everyone,
    I am Virgie from Tennessee, I am 30 years old, married, and has two wonderful children. Since I am a proud housewife, I would like to do beekeeping as my backyard hobby that's why I...
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