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    Re: New member in Ohio

    Welcome to the addiction from another Ohio beek!
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    Re: Do bees go where they are pointed?

    To make a long story short, no! They somehow communicate to each other where all the goodies are at. Bees are very efficient, so, if there's plenty of nectar straight out the hive at a mile and a...
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    Re: I can't wait, I can't wait.

    It will come in due time. Savor the anxiousness, as the day will come you'll be out in an 80 degree day, fully suited, carrying around 80 pound boxes and saying to yourself, "Gee, I wanted it, here...
  4. Thread: Poor kid...

    by Budster
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    Re: Poor kid...

    Ahh, Someone who really knows the definition of a man! A man steps up when needed and does the right thing. I'm old fashioned, but I'd like to say that it is decent of you to be a real man and...
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    Re: Time to crystallization

    Would I be out of line saying that it really depends on the honey? As MB suggested, about the different sugars, I've seen some crystallize fast, and some go for a long time...

    :scratch:
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    Re: The Walmart Swarm

    The only thing the Walton family gives away free is hard "you know what" and bubble gum... Unfortunately, they are all out of bubble gum!

    :lpf:
  7. Re: Honey Bee Swarm in Bowling Green Ky needs removed,Anyone???!!

    I advise callers of swarm websites when this happens. I usually tell callers to check out Central Ohio Beekeepers Association and click the swarm list link. Also, you could recommend:
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    Re: I moved a hive and now confusion.

    Isn't it amazing how you can put new bees into a hive for 24 hours, watch them fly way out of eye shot and they find there way home???

    It's not convenient for us beeks, but it is another one of...
  9. Thread: First timer

    by Budster
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    Re: First timer

    Good deal! I have a daughter whom I love immensely, but she just doesn't get into this bee thing of mine! My actual name is Bud... I keep telling her that when she gets older and has kids that I'm...
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    Re: Involving disapproving neighbors?

    "What do you mean you didn't know I had bees... I told everyone! Maybe you weren't home the day I went around and told everyone"! I'm sorry, I wasn't trying to keep it a secret...

    :doh:
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    Re: The Walmart Swarm

    Congrats! I removed a swarm from a KFC drive through window about 2 years ago. Isn't it a hoot to do the "commercial" swarm removals? Do you think the bees were after the "imitation" honey sauce?...
  12. Thread: Getting swarms

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    Re: Getting swarms

    Post on the most active swarm lists on the web..
    findabeekeeper.com
    ebeehoney.com
    honeyrunapiaries.com

    When people want to have a swarm removed, they usually go to Yahoo or Google to do a...
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    Re: Ohio Musician finally finds a relaxing hobby

    Welcome. I am in Columbus area. You'll enjoy the bees!
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    Re: Free Swarm South OKC

    Isn't that a requirement for a good wife? Must know how to cook, clean, be a great "looker" and know how to work bees?

    :lpf:
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    Re: First Swarm of year in MD

    Wow, isn't that REALLY early for your area???
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    Re: Swarm Season is upon us in Central PA

    Are you sure? I'm in Central Ohio and it seems bees in our area (North/South) swarm right around Memorial day. I cant think your very much further South, but than again, this spring has been like a...
  17. Thread: swarms

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    Re: swarms

    Since I get home at about 5, get the call, load up the car, and drive out, it's usually right about dark when I'm popping them into a nuc!

    Don't forget to get on swarmlists if you need swarm calls...
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    Re: Can't have a hive in my town!!!

    There's an old saying...

    "It's easier to beg for forgiveness than ask for permission"!. I think if a person was discreet, they could pull off one to two hives...:popcorn:
  19. Thread: Swarm Trap

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    Re: Swarm Trap

    Everything sounds good size wise... Was you able to monitor and see if you had scouts anticipating maybe moving in?
  20. Thread: Missed a swarm

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    Re: Missed a swarm

    Agreed! Pick your battles, don't let them pick you. There will be many more swarms to collect!
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    Re: Neighbors kids get stung by your bees

    If you keep a beehive full of honeybees, any kid that gets stung by any stinging insect is your fault! I had a next door neighbor, who's yard is 75 feet away from my hive, swear that one of my bees...
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    Re: Honey Extraction Party

    If you ever do extracting during a dearth and don't shut the doors and windows you'll have plenty of guests at the party! :lpf:
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    Re: i stopped smoking ..... i knew i could do it

    Not to hijack the thread, but I seen these awhile ago in a truckstop... How are they?
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    Re: i stopped smoking ..... i knew i could do it

    I wish I could quit smoking again, and I'm not talking about my bee smoker. Stupid, stupid, stupid...
  25. Re: here is a list of pollen colors -- in a nice chart

    Nice chart. Thanks for posting!
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