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    Starting TBH

    I have the TBH but no luck getting swarms last year. Does anyone sell nucs for top bar hives or are they too delicate to ship? Next best option would be packaged bee's? If so any suggestions on where...
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    I don't have a large raspberry patch so I've put...

    I don't have a large raspberry patch so I've put up windchimes on shepherds crooks around them deer are skitish so the wind blows or they bump the windchimes and off they run. We also found some...
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    Honey wedding favors

    My son is getting married in August and we are going to give bottles of honey as wedding favors. They will be set out on the tables and people can take them home after the reception. Any ideas on...
  4. For discount airfare just use the following code...

    For discount airfare just use the following code A0628AA when booking your flight on American Airlines. Be sure to check in the upper right hand corner of their website
    http://www.aa.com and click...
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    There is a lot of great information in this...

    There is a lot of great information in this thread and a lot of it is not! When you have comments that don't relate directly to the thread why don't you just take your disagreements off line and send...
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    What time of day is best to do this?

    What time of day is best to do this?
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    I will try to get pictures later today. I went...

    I will try to get pictures later today. I went out this morning and the bee's are still clinging to the inside of the tree I didn't look inside the box. Anyone in SE Michigan with a bee vacuum...
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    Okay new problem with this. Left nuc at the site...

    Okay new problem with this. Left nuc at the site with cut out comb today came home to find out "friend" had come in the middle of the day and removed the nuc with very few bee's and took it back to...
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    Got to cut out honey from the fallen tree today....

    Got to cut out honey from the fallen tree today. I got up at 4am this morning and did some field training with some friends at a hunt club 2 hours from my house. We trained until around 1pm and then...
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    fallen tree bee removal

    There is a tree down the road that has fallen . One of the neighbors got permission to cut it up for wood. In the base of the tree which broke off at an angle there is a bee hive which is now...
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    http://www.lymediseaseassociation.org/Prevention_G...

    http://www.lymediseaseassociation.org/Prevention_Guy.jpg
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    Mosquito repellent around the ankles and legs for...

    Mosquito repellent around the ankles and legs for chiggers all over for ticks.
    Keep your grass cut short. Stay out of long weeds.
    If you have dogs or cats keep something like frontline on them they...
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    I have seen some websites that have bee hives...

    I have seen some websites that have bee hives that are literally works of art with beautiful designs and murals on them so be as creative or do what is the least time consuming.
  14. Finally got rain here in Michigan's lower thumb...

    Finally got rain here in Michigan's lower thumb for the first time in over two weeks. No rain would certainly put a damper on any kind of nectar flow.
    Cindy
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    48079 Michigans Thumb Very dry here one day of...

    48079 Michigans Thumb
    Very dry here one day of rain in the last two weeks. It has turned cool with evening temps in the 50's and day time in the 70's unusual for July.
    In the last week starting...
  16. Very interesting possiblities. Cindy

    Very interesting possiblities.
    Cindy
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    Thank you for the wonderful video!! Cindy

    Thank you for the wonderful video!!
    Cindy
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    48079 May 21 Buckeye Tree's June 15 Catalpa...

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    Buckeye Tree's
    June 15
    Catalpa Tree's
    June 17
    Sumac

    Cindy
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    Black locust tree the blooms are stunning Pussy...

    Black locust tree the blooms are stunning
    Pussy willow for early pollen
    I've heard witch hazel is really good for early pollen can anyone confirm?
    Cindy
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    48079 June 9th Dog wood Dutch Clover June 12...

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    Dog wood
    Dutch Clover
    June 12
    Wild Roses
    Cindy
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    A couple things that don't bother the bee's for...

    A couple things that don't bother the bee's for mosquito control
    Garlic spray
    Mosquito dunks for standing water.
    Cindy
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    48079 May 28th Black Locust Wild phlox Cindy

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    May 28th Black Locust
    Wild phlox
    Cindy
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    Honey flow

    What determines a honey flow? I have read this a lot but always hesitant to ask. Are their certain types of plants or trees that are blooming during that time? What would determine a main honey flow?...
  24. If you are allergic and working bee's IMO ...

    If you are allergic and working bee's
    IMO
    *Never work the bee's alone always have a buddy preferably someone who knows CPR.
    *Always have a cell phone with you (make sure where you are has...
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    48079 May 20 Hawthorn Iris Spirea Cindy

    48079
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    Hawthorn
    Iris
    Spirea
    Cindy
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