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    Re: Fruit tree spraying and bees

    Hello All, I have 100 Mayhaw Trees and here in south Ga it's very hard to "not spray" our trees.
    There are all kinds of conditions that Mayhaw Trees are subjected to. Before trees bud out, is the...
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    Re: h) Hive design, what type?

    Real good Project, I painted a real light "BLUE" Both bottoms and supers Look good.
    I like the exterior Latex, 2 coats with Primer. I do not paint inside, but put copper
    tox on the wood inside....
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    Re: Painting Hives

    Hello Walt, Yes I concur about the Boxes being square means a lot. Some of my Boxes that I painted 4 Years ago still look like new!! I used Bear Paint from Lowes (exterior Latex).
    Painted 2 coats....
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    Re: Wicked lot of moisture.

    Hello Johnc, We had the same problem here in South Ga. We went to SBB to help with
    Ventalation. We are also originally from Attleboro, Mass and was born at sturdy Hospital
    and Lived on South Main...
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    Re: Sainfoin, Onobrychis viciifolia

    Hello List, I have bought 25 lb sack of Sanfoin and we live here in South Georgia.
    The nights here have been in the low 40's and some nights below 32. Was hoping
    to get this Sanfoin planted here...
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    Re: Sainfoin, Onobrychis viciifolia

    Hello Rweakly, No Have not been able to find any Around here local.
    Getting late to plant here. Need to get in the ground here asap, Have
    planted 100Lbs of Red clover last week.
    Mayhaw12
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    Re: Sainfoin, Onobrychis viciifolia

    Hello Joe, I have been reading about this Sainfoin and would love to try about an acre of it.
    Wonder if it would grow in this climate here in South Ga. Near the Fla line. Would probably
    have to...
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    Re: 2;1

    Hello Luterra, What do you finally wind up with if you are using 12.5 pounds of water, then
    how much Sugar, Not sure I understand your recipe.
    mayhaw12
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    Re: Thank God for my buckwheat.

    Hello Bergondo, Today August 31, 2012 I was at Rossman Apiaries In Moultrie, Ga and was talking to
    a local Beekeeper and he has been told that since we have "Love Bugs" here in South Ga and North Fl...
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    Re: Thank God for my buckwheat.

    Yes, I have been seeing Spots of what looks like Goldenrod, However its a little early for goldenrod here in south Ga. Maybe in Late September or 1st Oct. Looks like an early year
    for us though....
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    Re: Thank God for my buckwheat.

    Hello Beregondo, I sure wish that my bees would pay attn: to my Buckwheat
    I planted 50LBS of them and it is a great site with all those blooms. I think that the time of year has
    something to do...
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    Re: Thank God for my buckwheat.

    Real good info Thomas, My bees seem to be not working the Buckwheat !!
    Guess they will jump on Goldenrod here soon. Thanks for your input.
    Mayhaw12
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    Re: Thank God for my buckwheat.

    Looked again today and My bees are not working all these blooms. Looked at 8 00 AM and today at 12:15 PM. Lots of Wasps and Butterflys. Will keep looking, Think they got to get used to it.
    Mayhaw12
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    Re: Thank God for my buckwheat.

    Hello Gang, I am here in south Ga. Near fla line and planted Buckwheat at The end of July
    and it come up quick and Now is in full bloom. I stood out in the middle of this field of white
    Blooms...
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    Re: planting buckwheat in a drought

    I planted my Buckwheat on Friday the 13 July and today it is about 1/2 inch
    high and doing great. We had a couple of showers on it during that time.
    I am in South Georgia near Fla Line and if the...
  16. Re: Any experience with Rossman's Apiaries orders??? (Supplier in Georgia)

    Bought 200.00 of super frames today, best thing is I can drive there in 30 Min.
    Great people and good products.
    Mayhaw12
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    Re: How to add virgins to nucs

    Has anyone heard of the Polline breed of Queen's
    I just bought 3 from a breeder on Sunday and was wondering if
    any of you are using polline Queen's?
    Mayhaw12
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    Question about Queen

    Hello Gang, I have a Marked Queen that has a nice bright white spot on her back
    and two days in a row I found her walking outside of the hive. I put her back under
    the excluder in the middle of the...
  19. Re: dry sugar or top feed with sugar water-in michigan

    Hello Gang, I found an old case of honey that dated back to 1997
    and wondered if this stuff would be ok to feed bee's with?
    The honey smelled good but a little dark in color, Some of it had sugared...
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    Painting Hives

    What kinda paint do you use, Latex or oil, do you paint inside and out or just outside??
    Do you put a primer on first and do you sand them before painting. Do you use spray or brush?
    What brand of...
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    Re: Winter planting

    Thanks Mr "C" The weather here is funny, today it was 32 Deg this AM
    and warmed up to 70 Deg. during the day. I have a 25 lb sack of Yellow &
    White clover MIX. I was hopeing to get it out soon....
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    Re: Winter planting

    Hello, I live in South Ga. About 6 Miles from the Fla. line, and was wondering
    what is the best time to plant Yellow and White sweet Clover for the Bee's?
    I am seeing white clover blooming today...
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    Hello from Georgia

    Hello all, My wife Lynn and I are New Bee keepers with our first
    Hive. We live here in Quitman, Ga near the Fla Line and looking forward
    to our new hobby. We will need some help on all the things...
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