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  1. Re: OK, if I want my boxes to have the nice natural wood look, what is best for treat

    Just my opinion here. Lots of folks seem to want to find the cheapest paint they can find for their wooden ware. I always try to get the best quality paint I can get my hands on and it lasts for...
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    Re: Hello from East Tn.

    hello from East Knox. Corryton to be exact.
  3. Re: Interesting Pattern To Mid-Winter Losses

    Lost 2 out of 3. Of the 2 that died one was carnolian from ohio and the other was itilian from georgia. The one that is still alive and doing well is buckfast from Miska in Fl.
    I think they froze...
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    Re: Walter Kelly

    Bsupplier,
    Got my pallet today. Everything in good shape. This was my first order but will order again in the future.
    Darrell
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    Re: Better price on sugar

    Last time I bought sugar they had their quart mason jars on sale. I got 100 pounds of sugar and 6 cases of mason jars. Lady asked if I was making moonshine. I just smiled and didn't answer.
  6. Re: Calling on all Buckfast beekeepers...how do you like this bee?

    I have one buckfast queen that I got from Mitska's this past spring. I introduced her into a nuc early spring and have kept feed on them ever since. They are very gentle but since early spring they...
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    Re: Arnolds bees in Knoxville, Tn.

    I have never dealt with him personally but he is a member of the local bee club here in Knoxville. I have saw him at several of the meetings and he seems to be a very nice man and I have never heard...
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    Re: Rossman Apiaries in Moulton, Georgia

    I bought all my complete hives from them to get started last year and was extremely satisfied with their service. The lady I talked to when I called was super friendly. You would think I talked to...
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    Re: one gallon honey jar

    Yeah, I thought of Google after I posted this and I found them there.
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    one gallon honey jar

    My dad has a one gallon jar that he keeps his bean seed in. The lid on it is from a Honey Company. This jar came out of my grandpa's basement and I have no idea how old it is. Anyone ever hear of...
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    Re: The current price of sugar.

    Walmart in Knoxville, TN has Great Value brand in 25# for 11.69. Thats .47 per pound.
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    Re: free flower seeds

    Thanks Dragonfly, got the seeds today.
    Thanks again.
    Darrell
  13. Re: Saw the White House beehive on tv last night.

    No, he actually said 100 gallons. If I figured right, useing 5 gallons weighing 60 pounds, that would be around 1200 pounds of honey. I would like to have a hive like that. He must be a politician...
  14. Thread: Salt

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    Re: Salt

    So you are putting it on the ground around the hive, not actually in it?
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    Re: sunflowers

    The seed heads I have are the Giants that grow about 8-10 feet tall. Robbed a couple heads out of a customers garden. I watched them all summer and never saw any honeybees working them but were...
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    sunflowers

    What about sunflowers for the bees? Do they make good honey?
  17. Thread: Salt

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    Salt

    Our state inspector told about a man that puts salt around the top bars and has no Varroa, Tracheal, or SHB. He doesn't use any meds. at all other than salt. Only drawback according to him is that it...
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    Re: Bee yard problem

    From what I have heard, sounds like CCD. Bee's wont touch the empty hives for a month or so. Like they can sense something is wrong.
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