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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2012

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    Peach
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2012

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    dandelion
    2/16/2012
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2012

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    Mahonia
    Lots of bees visiting. Temp about 60
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2011

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    goldenrod
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2011

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    Apple
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2011

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    3/7/2011
    Crab Apple
    Blooms starting to open
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2011

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    2/22/2011
    red maple
    Just starting to open
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2011

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    02/21/2011
    Mahonia
    Juat starting to open. The bees are already checking it out.
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2010

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    gpldenrod
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2010

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    wild roses
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2010

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    maple
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2010

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    03/06/10
    Mahonia
    Wonderful fragrance
    The bees love it
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    From my limited experience, 2.5 gal from a...

    From my limited experience, 2.5 gal from a shallow super seems VERY good.
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    Benton, thanks for the tip about the...

    Benton, thanks for the tip about the yellowjackets. I'll watch out for them.
    I wondered if I should try to wet the area down and try to dilute or wash away the syurp. I decided to let it alone. I...
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    I knocked over a gal of syrup today and broke my...

    I knocked over a gal of syrup today and broke my jar. Syrup spilled right in front of the split that I had it on. I already had the entrance reduced down to 3". I went back out and looked at it about...
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    frogs

    It's so dry here, the frogs wwere 6 months old before they learned how to swim
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    Update: Hole in queen cell

    Checked today and saw eggs and larve in my split. Thanks to all for your suggestions and good advice.
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    hole in side of queen cell

    I thought of the possibility of a queen being in the split that I didn't know about. If there is a queen, there had to be a queen cell on one of the first frames I put in . Or I moved the queen out...
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    hole in side of queen cell

    On 5-21 I made a split. 5-26 I checked for queen cells, Didn't see any, so I added a frame of eggs. 5-30 I saw that they had started a queen cell. Today, 6-3 I saw a capped queen cell, but it had a...
  20. Thread: no, no, no

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    no,no,no----- update

    Just an update on my post. 1 of the hives that I was concerned about is looking good. When I went back in a week later, I found plenty of brood and even found the queen. I had marked her when I hived...
  21. Thread: no, no, no

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    [QUOTE=Mike Gillmore;230092]On your inspection...

    [QUOTE=Mike Gillmore;230092]On your inspection did you notice any "empty" queens cells?

    No I didn't. One hive had what I thought were queen cups, but no empty queen cells.
    I'm going to give...
  22. Thread: no, no, no

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    no, no, no

    No eggs, no larve, no brood, no queen cells, no laying workers, very little honey, plenty of pollen. Not a great number of bees, but number not low enough to worry me. Bees are calmer that they have...
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    I had 5 hives. Lost 1 to starvation,and 1 to wax...

    I had 5 hives. Lost 1 to starvation,and 1 to wax moths. The 3 that made it used up all their stores and had to be fed. They seem to be doing fine now. I am seeing some new comb being made. I didn't...
  24. Thread: Ear canal bee

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    I had to think about that one for a few minutes,...

    I had to think about that one for a few minutes, But I got it ;)
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    You can't ask for anything better than that

    You can't ask for anything better than that
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