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    First honey extraction today!

    Really pumped, just extracted and got about 30 lbs. this has been such a fun year learning and going through the whole process. I'm truly amazed with the garden, we have an insane pumpkin patch! Hope...
  2. Re: Best way to feed honey back to the bees?

    I'd sell it. Would love to see people taste test blindfolded to tell the difference....
  3. Brood chambers are close to empty - Colorado

    Hi there,

    I have two hives and both have done fairly well. New packages in April, one hive has 2 supers (1/2 full) and the other hive 1 super (full).

    So I looked at one brood chamber and I...
  4. Re: Pros and Cons of leaving a supper on over winter

    Was just thinkin the same thing. I'm gonna leave a super on each of mine. But do ya'll feed as well? What if I'm trying to fill up a few more frames?
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    Re: Open feeding

    I'm gonna put mine in the yard where don't spend a lot of time. Good advice on the doorknob.
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    Re: first sugar dust

    Please post an after update. Curious about doing myself. I have a fogger and heard mineral water works and gets rid of mites, but maybe the sugar dusting is the way to go in the beginning. Thanks...
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    Re: Getting started in beekeeping?

    I listed out great books and videos on my blog here.
    http://photopoach.com/2014/07/16/why-beekeeping-is-the-next-big-thing/

    I have two hives, both 8 frame. Really like it. I thought about...
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    Re: bee vac disaster

    Whoa, thanks for sharing the experience. I'm not there yet but this is good to know.
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    Re: TBH observation plans

    Anyway to make a lang observation hive? Hate to cut into my boxes but would love to show the kids what's going on.
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    Online honey sales

    Hi there, does anyone sell much honey online? Really like the farmers market and local approach but curious if people sell online as well. As more people try backyard honey I'd think more people...
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    Re: Visit to Dadant Today

    Hope other bee stores see this and follow suit. Got a feed store I work with and bees is secondary to their products, they have a rough attitude most of the time. Good to hear this place is on point.
  12. Re: question about adding new wax foundation

    I have two supers and two deeps full, I'm hoping to extract and then put the supers back on for them to fill up through the flow or feeding. I think you're on track, from what I've read.
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    Re: Met a great beekeeper!

    Met with our local guy for a while, he was stoked to have me come by and showed me some rad stuff!
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    Re: Earwigs....

    Haven't seen them in my hives but around them. Glad this isn't an issue
  15. Re: Is early August too late to start a split in the northeast?

    Keep us updated! Probably won't do it till my 2nd year but this interests me a lot.
  16. Re: first year, should I take some honey?

    I'm in the same state as you. I have two full supers on one hive, I'm gonna take 75% and then feed.
  17. Re: late summer brood box swap and drawn comb

    Somewhat related but I switched brood frames to help my weaker hive from my strong hive. I think it was the right decision and things seem to be going well. I'm seeing the same laying pattern, top...
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    Why I started beekeeping [link]

    Hi there, appreciate the forum and wanted to share my story and why I got started.
    http://photopoach.com/2014/07/16/why-beekeeping-is-the-next-big-thing/

    As I've shared my story people have been...
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    Re: Beauty Comb Pic!

    Thanks everyone. These frames are all full so I gotta get a super on quick. My other hive hasn't touched their super, maybe I can put that on and give me time to go buy another one.

    This is with...
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    Beauty Comb Pic!

    Snapped this yesterday to look at the honey super. The bees have filled out the frames and they are packed. Do you put on another box, or just switch out frames and store the honey frames? This was a...
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    Re: Orientation flights - Pics

    we had the slipnslide out today and the bees were loving the water on the grass. Didn't bother the kids, all was well.
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    Re: Orientation flights - Pics

    @tabby - I'm so amazed I can be a foot away from the action and they go about their business. I'm a total newbie but loving the whole experience. got some honey on my shirt the other day on an...
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    Orientation flights - Pics

    There is nothing more fun than watching a big hum of new bees scoping out their new home. The hive on the left just started for the day, the hive on the right just got done. It's almost as if they...
  24. Mold in the bottom board: Lesson Learned

    Had a lot of mold in the bottom board, solid, one of the pollen patties fell down and was molding. Cleaned it out and got all the gunk out. Talked to a local shop to get a screen this week. Have...
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    Re: Brood cells poking out?

    Are drone cells good? Or does that mean they are running out of space so I need to add another box?
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