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    Re: May have made a mistake with color of hive

    I stained my cherry,because that's what was on sale at the discount store. They still find the hive!
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    Re: good bee ordinace

    The municipality doesn't have to do anything In Georgia. They are in violation of the law if there is a restriction. I quoted this state Law when my neighborhood association wanted to rid me of my...
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    Re: Preventing Bees from Pollinating Citrus Trees

    Put a 5 gallon bucket of orange blossom honey in front of each tree you want to protect.put enough sticks,or packing peanuts across the to so that the bees don't drown,and they'll stay too busy with...
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    Re: U.S. Pollen Maps

    Heavy pollen coming into the hives today. Mostly tan, and some yellow. I'm not sure from where,but the neighbors willow is suspect. They ripped through some soy flower a couple of weeks ago,but...
  5. Thread: Storm Disaster

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    Re: Storm Distaster

    Do you have a garage you can get 'em into?
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    Re: Overwintering of small hive beetles?

    In winter,I find them on the top bars in sort of a stasis... very slow moving on a cool day and easy to squish!
  7. Thread: Purple Honey?

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    Re: Purple Honey?

    Kudzu is more clear, with an electric blue tint... at least here.
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    Re: Wheres the pollen coming from?

    I'm just west of Atlanta and saw both white and pale yellow pollen coming in. I'm not quite sure from where.
  9. Re: Bought out some hives from a beekeeper who passed away

    The guy's probably lookin' down and smilin' at you...
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    Re: Traveling to "The Fat Bee Man" in Georgia

    Don is awesome, I have some video of him up on you tube, and can't wait til I'm in a position to get up there and shoot some more..
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    Re: Hive beetles--any advise appreciated

    http://www.youtube.com/user/FatBeeMan#p/u/2/h_KDPp8H6PU
  12. Thread: tea olive

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    Re: tea olive

    I have a couple of 20 foot plus specimens which get worked heavily.. unless the tulip poplars are blooming. They are quite nectar rich.
  13. Thread: Passion Flower

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    Re: Passion Flower

    They grow wild in my yard and you're right, the bees love 'em! They also make passion fruit...
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    Re: Question on cost to remove a swarm

    Maybe... My two adventures this spring were $650 and $250 respectively. One was in a porch pillar and the other was in the void over a bay window. I kept the bees and comb, and the clients arranged...
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    Re: The current price of sugar.

    our local Kroger just had a 99 cent sale for four pound bags. My son and I filled the car.
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    Re: Carolina Blue Honey

    Kudzu honey is clear, with a blue tint... it's quite electric!:D
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    lol.. several of my friends have Phd's and don't...

    lol.. several of my friends have Phd's and don't know anything either
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    Lucky you! it's an awesome source...

    Lucky you! it's an awesome source...
  19. Thread: Pheromones

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    They were actually very gentle to start.. ...

    They were actually very gentle to start..
    Unfortunately, They were located in a stone encased pillar supporting the vaulted ceiling of a porch. I had to take off the plywood (porch ceiling) above...
  20. Thread: Pheromones

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    LoL... I think that's the only reason I lit my...

    LoL... I think that's the only reason I lit my smoker.:applause:

    Thanks to all for the advice
  21. Thread: Pheromones

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    Pheromones

    Does anyone have a tip for removing attack pheromones? I did two cutouts this week with especially large numbers of bees. My jacket and gloves have hundreds of stings, and after several washings they...
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    I was doing a cutout of a very large hive today,...

    I was doing a cutout of a very large hive today, went to my vehicle about 30 yards away and proceeded to get nailed twice in the forehead. I also got one on the finger through the "playtex" gloves I...
  23. for a mini mating nuc... about a cupful

    for a mini mating nuc... about a cupful
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    I'll see if I can get him to do one on wax next...

    I'll see if I can get him to do one on wax next time I'm up there. He only does wax on cold or rainy days. He uses a form board and a small cell wax mill. If you go to...
  25. Thread: buying frames

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    If you have the time, drive down to moultrie and...

    If you have the time, drive down to moultrie and check out Rossmans. They'll have everything you need, and you're close enough to save some serious money on shipping.

    http://www.gabees.com/
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