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  1. Thread: Soil Drench

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    Re: Soil Drench

    Wanted to thank you, says I should get it around April 30.
  2. Thread: Soil Drench

    by MRTMET
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    Re: Soil Drench

    I have found lots of places that "carry it" but no one that has it and from what I'm hearing no one will have it untill around November. I just looked up Mann and same thing there, I want to do it...
  3. Thread: Soil Drench

    by MRTMET
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    Soil Drench

    I had a problem last year with Hive Beetles but felt my girls kept them in check, I wanted to use Gold Star Soil Drench this year but can't find any, any suggestions where to find some?
  4. Thread: Ventilation

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    Ventilation

    I have read you should use Popsicle sticks under the inner cover during the winter to help ventilation and cut down on moisture, I hope I got that correct but my question is if that's the case why...
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    Re: Moth Balls/ Bleech

    OMG, I just checked it out, didn't even think there would be such a section, PLEASE don't tell them I'm going to Bleech my supers. I get into enough trouble by myself.
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    Moth Balls/ Bleech

    You guys are going to get tired of me asking questions but I want my Bee's to make it.

    #1. If I store my supers and frames in my bard with Moth Balls do I need to do anything to them before I use...
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    Winter insulation

    I'm thinking ahead to next winter and have an idea I want to ask about, I'm switching from Kenyan TBH's to the standard hives this year and thinking about building a hut out of 2 inch thick foam...
  8. Thread: Indiana Summer

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    Re: Indiana Summer

    I want to thank each of you that responded, I may even move my Kenyan TBH's out into the sun now.
  9. Thread: Indiana Summer

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    Indiana Summer

    I have been doing the Kenyan TBH for a couple years and now going to do the Langstroth style, I planed on putting my new hives out next to my Grape Arbor but have read they need shade. Do they really...
  10. Thread: Wax Moth

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    Wax Moth

    I've searched but can't find an answer to this question, I read when storing frames and equipment to sore them so wax moth can't get to it, How do you store your supers and frames so you don't have a...
  11. Re: screen bottom board or not, that is the question, building a new TBH

    I built one using Eastern Red Cedar and the other is Southern Yellow Pine, all my wood comes from the mill and after planing out is 2 inches thick,l figure that will help keep them warm in the...
  12. Re: screen bottom board or not, that is the question, building a new TBH

    I built my own TBH's and used #8 screen on the bottom and a hinged lid I can open and close, It has been in use now going on three years and seems to work perfect for me, last year was a mild winter...
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