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  1. Thread: Cleaning super

    by Tjsegla
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    Cleaning super

    I hope to be brief and still make sense. I have a medium super that I extracted over the winter after losing my hive which I intended to put on my new bees to clean it up but one thing led to another...
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    Re: Know this type of flower?

    It looks like a clematis. Look up Curl-flower to be more specific
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    Re: observe bees is super slow motion

    That was quite impressive
  4. Re: # of frames needed to make extractor use worthwhile?

    Most bee clubs rent them out. I think one of my clubs charge $25 and you must return it clean. This way you can decide if it is worth the investment
  5. Re: Best way to install a package in the rain?

    I assembled everything in the back of my Vibe and had my husband carry it to the stand. I then put some syrup to feed and was done
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    Re: Close hive entrance?

    I was not worried about wax moths because of the cold winter. I was concerned about bees thinking it was a food source but once the comb was cleaned out I figured they would stop because by the time...
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    Close hive entrance?

    After I lost my hive I cleaned it out and took the honey. I put the frames back in the hive figuring when I get my nuc the new bees will be able to feed off the remaining honey and not need to work...
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    Re: All is Lost..........

    I lost my hive this year also and I thought it was due to mites. I thought I did all the right things such as putting two inches of newspapers above for moisture and gave them a candy board I did not...
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    Compare prices of equipment

    I am searching for a comparison list of prices for equipment from bee suppliers does anyone know if there is a spreadsheet? I do remember seeing something but I couldn't remember if it were prices on...
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    polen patties/candy board

    I am going into my first winter with what I think is a strong hive. I wanted to make a candy board and was wondering why I should not put pollen patties on the hive with honey supers. It says this...
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    Re: Winter questions

    Just to make sure I understand, the bees WILL move, past the honey (after eating) into the medium to the candy on top if needed in the winter?
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    Winter questions

    Two weeks ago I went into my hive that is two 8 frame deeps with brood and had one medium with capped/uncapped honey. The middle deep also had capped honey with brood,pollen, etc. I did not check the...
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    Fall prep question

    I went into the hive today and found my medium with 6 out of 8 frames of capped honey the other two frames nothing. My middle deep had capped/uncapped honey, pollen, and some brood. Did not check...
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    Re: Queen excluder? Feeder?

    Should I just remove the queen excluder now and let the bees do their thing and hope for the best?
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    Queen excluder? Feeder?

    I live in CT and have one 8 frame with 2 deeps filled with brood but little honey. (started Memorial Day weekend) The two deeps were loaded with brood so I put a queen excluder on thinking that thy...
  16. Thread: New from CT

    by Tjsegla
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    New from CT

    Hi I am from CT and got my first hive in May. Everything is going good at least I think it is. I am hoping to learn a lot more from you folks.
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