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  1. Thread: wind break

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    Re: wind break

    Peep---------willows and cottonwood provide early pollen. I planted bush honeysuckle along the drive--early nectar source.
    manzanita, sumac and currents fill in well along with berries. Depends on...
  2. Thread: Red Buckwheat

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    Re: Red Buckwheat

    Beepro-------link not working today. I have native buckwheat--low grow perennial....late white flowered attractive to bees. Maybe that's just what locals call it.
    Can you help with red buckwheat...
  3. Thread: Vinegar

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    Re: Vinegar

    A few Q's for anyone........does your vinegar have the blond color like Braggs or do you have a redish coloration?
    I squeeze apples and ferment with honey for good drinking. Found a bottle marked...
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    Re: What happened to all the nasty mean bees?

    We got plenty round these parts.................
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    Re: Selecting Colony/Colonies for Increase

    Say: I'm wondering if queen cells might be viable thru mails. I see them offered at reasonable price--just don't know if they'd survive. I assume temps need to be stable....
    What do any think of...
  6. Thread: Honey Vinegar

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    Re: Honey Vinegar

    One year I ended up with a fifty gallon oak barrel of apple cider vinegar...by default. I'd planned on the drinking kind. Seems I waited too long to bottle and the barrel may have contributed to...
  7. Thread: local mead

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    Re: local mead

    Do they hold Renasance Festivals out by you? Mead--honey wine is big with the knights and fair ladies of the court. By us, a local homebrewer has gotten liscenced and runs the concession down in...
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    Repitching the batch

    So--two years in storage--not so mead like taste. Used plenty of prickly pear fruit and quite a bit of honey. It worked real furious at start, moved to seconday and later to carboy to set. Just...
  9. Thread: New from Arizona

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    Re: New from Arizona

    Hey: Try listing with the local fire station for swarms. They are glad to give your number to save the bees. After you have more than you want--just call and ask to be removed from the list. Or...
  10. Thread: domocos

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    domocos

    Thanks for your time OVI. I got five strong nucs from this gentleman beek. Interesting approach to group feeding. Prefers to feed away from the hive--reducing robbing. THNX
    Buz
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    Plugs?

    Where did you get plugs? I'd like a source if available..........
  12. Thread: Overseas Travel

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    Aussies

    There is a total ban on anything honey---bee related in Austrailia. They just aren't willing to allow any trouble to arrive from out there..........very protective.
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    timing

    The other consideration is timing. If I was to get them now, I'd want to set them up in one of my boxes with frames etc. but what they've filled your box with probably wouldn't transfer--they need...
  14. Thread: So why do it?

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    LtlWilli

    Say--have you thought of submitting some of your writtings to magazines?......Your ability seems clear. I was right there with you. As for better living thru chemistry---the available remedies have...
  15. Thread: disclaimer

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    disclaimer

    Santa must have been busy.....I found this little paper on the floor;

    Dear Customer: The veils,gloves and zipper veil suit that we sell are protective from bees and other insect stings when...
  16. Thread: Odd Color

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    Odd Color

    I did a cut-out under a trailerhouse last week. It had been delivered but the workmen couldn't hook up utilities because of the bees. I asked where it came from-----the family bought it used at a...
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    fluid oz. vs honey

    I get my glass jars at LA Honey Co. because there is no tax in Ca. I like the 16 oz. ovals but also use a 1 lb round jar with a wide mouth for spun honey.
    Seems the mayonaise looking jar...
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    origin of the word honeymoon

    I've got the two pound oval glass jar of golden honey ready for the wedding. Looking for an informative bit about the term's history and use........honeymoon.
    I've seen wikpedia--hoping for a...
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    surplus?

    I don't recognize the term surplus honey. Why not ferment it.........In tough times, being self-sufficient is best. Plenty of instructions available.simple equipment required. Great results.
    Happy
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    25 lbs of sugar

    What do you think? I can boil up twenty five pounds of sugar--$9.38 at the store and add to the barrel. I've got a yeast starter........hope they have enough energy. Guess I'm still looking for...
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    foam nucs

    I recognize your foam boxes. You say the bees don't chew 'em up too bad? Those bees I got from you in Spring actually like my pasture of clovers and alfalfa. Our evening temps drop significantly...
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    mellowing an oak barrel

    I got this one from northern California winery---finally holding water. I have the biggest bubbler for the bung hole. I'd be glad to hear from any who can suggest a sugar/water ratio and the best...
  23. Thread: Joseph Clemens

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    Joseph Clemens

    Second year in a row--needed a few nucs to fill out my yard. Good quality bees/queens. Knowledgable, well mannered, organized, everyting you could hope for in a beek or a friend. Thnx Joseph.

    Buz
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    Manzanita

    Was walking the irrigation lines today--sunny and warm. I heard the most spring sound ever--bees all over the manzanita bushes. We've had some rain past few weeks and everything is taking full...
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    yet another list

    Avoyelles Honey Co. - Louisiana - (318) 964-2592 - Minnesota Hygienic Italian - Queens and packages
    Bee Happy Apiaries - Northern California - (530) 795-2124 - VSH Russians, *New World
    ...
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