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    Re: Vote for Google doodle!

    Barry, Thanks for the heads up. Vote cast!
  2. Re: Spring has finally reached CT. Well, sort of.

    Put patties on asap. I'm just south of you and had them in 3 plus weeks ago. Good job getting them thru the winter. Gotta love fondant. PM me if you need a source for wholesale fondant next winter....
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    Will soapy water kill SHB

    Hi All,
    I recently took over the care of two colonies in CT. Unfortunately both are overrun with SHB. Traps have had zero effect. The colonies are now both very weak and are unfortunately doomed. ...
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    Re: Fondant is a pain

    Listen to Beecurious! Go down to Otto Brehm in Yonkers and buy some. Thats where we get it. $42.00 for 50 pounds.
    Phone # 914 968-6100. Tell them your a beekeeper, the salesman at the first desk on...
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    Re: Purple Flower?

    I believe its "Nepeta Rosemosa." Aka Catnip. But if I'm incorrect someone will let us know very soon. Bees love the stuff.
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    Re: Sedum appears to be crack to bees?!?!?

    Nice to hear. My girls are all over the it. Learned something new. Thanks!!
  7. Re: Free Laying Queen with 3 Frames of bees

    Hi. I've gotten a taker for the bees. Thanks. Bruce...
  8. Free Laying Queen with 3 Frames of bees

    Hi all. I'm located in lower West Chester County NY. I have a laying queen and 3 frames of bees that I would like to give to anyone with a nuc box and 2 spare frames. She was fresh this year and is...
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    Re: Jacket vs suit

    Jacket works fine for me. I rarely get stung on the legs. But it does happen from time to time. Today was one of those times.
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    Re: Never saw that before!

    Maybe someone practicing for marking queens. I have a friend who has marked drones for practice before he began marking his own queens.
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    Re: Let's play Name That Predator! . . . .

    I'd guessing that was a coon. They can really reach around and grab what they need. So! What did it? Dish!
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    Re: Weather alert. OH NY PA

    Mild Tstorms here so far. Nothing like they're forcasting. Still time left though.
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    Re: Using plywood for boxes

    I've used marine grade with no problems, but only when I have it left over from a job. A sheet of 3/4 Mahogany is $140.00.
  14. Re: Help Preventing Robbing Frenzy during and after honey harvest

    I dont like the shake, brush and run method. Try a fume board with some beequick. What kind of bees do you have?
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    Re: Bulldozer bees

    In my opinion. I'd leave them alone and setup a bunch of swarm traps. If they've been there for 10 years, they must be throwing some really nice swarms. Unless you have access to some very heavy...
  16. Re: Draconian Beekeeping Ordinance. I'm asking for help.

    Hi. I sent them an email. I lived in Pottstown for a short period of time. Good Luck.
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    Re: Looking for bee keepers in Connecticut

    Hi! I'm down in Greenwich.
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    Re: cleaning propolis/wax/honey off gloves

    Forget you ever had them! Switch to nitrile gloves, you will be happier.
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    Re: Ultra Breeze Chin Protection

    Are you zipped tight, and pressing the Velcro tab above veil zipper down securely? Ive never been stung with my Ultrabreeze on. I always wear a hat too.
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    Re: Swarming today...in Pottstown, PA

    Hi! I'm formally from Gilbertsville. Congrats on the swarm catch. Maybe see you at Zerns some Saturday.:-)
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    Re: Hairy hairy hairy

    Thats pretty. Thanks for posting.
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    Re: Please do not laugh, quite humorous

    Just buy an Ultra Breeze and be done with it. I only have the jacket and have not been hit once this year thru it. My hands and legs however are another story. But thats got nothing to do with...
  23. Re: Any references or opinions on the King honey extractor?

    You have made a great choice. If you call them in the morning. I bet its on a UPS truck tomorrow.
  24. Re: Any references or opinions on the King honey extractor?

    I figure I mine as well pile on. Buy something made in the USA. I love my Maxant extractor. You cant go wrong.
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    Re: Helping a beekeeper

    I like it! Thanks for posting.
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