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    Re: feeding bees in Maine...anyone w/ advice?

    Thanks, Beeware. They were moving but barely. Catatonic or even hibernating (though I know they don't...)
    So I guess all is fine with my wife? This is our first winter and she is anxious. I looked...
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    feeding bees in Maine...anyone w/ advice?

    Hi all.
    We just took advantage of a slightly warm day to open our hive up and slip in a candy board. My wife was upset that it seemed as though there was no activity. With the exception of a dozen...
  3. New Beekeeping, swarm cells, and where are my eggs?

    Hi All,
    I am extremely new to this and happy for any advice you can or shoot or messenger my way.
    About ten days ago we got our first nuc. Drove it home , set it up and that evening placed it in...
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    Re: Helping a beekeeper

    Fantastic. Actually she just became fully funded! It's incredible how quickly something like that works. Apparently she has borrowed before and has a 100% repayment...
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    Helping a beekeeper

    Hi Everyone.

    I came across this posting at Kiva.org about a beekeeper in Peru and thought everyone should know about it.
    http://www.kiva.org/lend/316214
    Catalina has a small beefarm and is...
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    Re: Foundationless!

    So it should be a smaller piece of foundation? Or if the popsicle stick then should I just woodglue it in place? Michael Bush says not to bother waxing the starter strips...
    And if just foundation,...
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    Re: Foundationless!

    I am absolutely new at this (but obsessive!) Getting our first nuc tomorrow at 8 AM...Right now I am trying to build a box of foundationless frames after coming under the sway of Michael Bush (who...
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    Re: Bee Stings and Back Problems

    This is great. I have been flat on my back for ten days now after using a rusty scythe to clear some knotweed. One hour work equals ten days in bed...not a good plan. Excited to have some new...
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    Re: New From Downeast, Maine

    Thanks. Good to be here. Picking up bees on friday!
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    Re: Request for photos: Foundationless Frame

    Can we talk about comb guide for a minute...I'm new to all of this and in fact don't even have my bees until Friday, but would like to start out foundationless after reading Micheal Bush's website....
  11. Thread: getting bees

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    Re: getting bees

    Thanks everyone for your responses. Quite excited and we're just going to go ahead with it. Now I'm having trouble finding a medium nuc instead of a deep! Also think I will start working...
  12. Thread: getting bees

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    getting bees

    Hi All.
    I'm new here and am not sure if this has been addressed elsewhere; on an impulsive whim my wife and I decided to start bees. It's now towards the end of June and I have been having trouble...
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    New From Downeast, Maine

    Hello.
    We are new to beekeeping (our first hive sits on the front porch, still empty) but we are ecstatic and thrilled at the new adventure. We will pick up a nuc on tuesday and then I guess thats...
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