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    Re: Denver area honey color in 2014

    That's what mine has looked like.
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    Re: Denver area honey color in 2014

    I started bee keeping a year ago this last spring and have two harvests. Both have been light golden honey and both tasted different. I have yet to have dark honey. Good hearing from you.
    Thanks...
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    Re: Colorado native bee identification

    It is a Rocky Mountain bumble bee. I seen a lot of these this year.
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    Re: Pollen being brought in Denver

    I've noticed pollen here in Colorado Springs for 4 to 5 days now and saw bees gathering it from my maples. Someone told me elms also provide pollen this time of year but I haven't seen them yet.
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    Re: 1:1 sugar water pH adjusted recipe

    I shoot for 3.5 to 4 using a PH meter.
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    Re: 1:1 sugar water pH adjusted recipe

    I use vitamin C crystals from the health food store, about a teaspoon to 12 lbs of sugar in 1:1 or 2:1 syrup. The bees took it fine. I fed for about 5 months last year. I have been a beek for almost...
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    Hello from Colorado Springs, CO

    I have been bee keeping for 9 months. I started with 4 pkgs in 8 frm langs. I raised two queens this summer in two nucs. Harvested 33 pounds of honey. Hope to start this next season with 6 hives and...
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