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    Re: Honey House set up - resources anyone?

    There is some good information in Reader's Digest Back to Basics..
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    Re: Permit to have bees

    I love living in the country...

    My plan, in your case would be to install my bees in place where they are unlikely to be molested, and play dumb...that has worked for me in countless...
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    Re: Telephone Pole Cutout

    Cut the pole above the colony, have the contractor lift the pole with their truck crane, and set it down gently a nice distance from the crane, let them set the pole and get moved then split the...
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    Re: hive removal from tree cavity

    If you can't get the combs out you should consider sealing the trees in some fashion to keep the next swarm from taking up residence in the trees....
  5. Thread: Need to vent!

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    Re: Need to vent!

    TANSTAAFL....

    I'd imagine if all I had to do was to go out and shake a swarm off of a tree, I wouldn't accept more than a glass of lemonade, (This IS the South after all..) however, if I have to...
  6. Thread: odd bee?

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    Re: odd bee?

    She's pretty close..there was a picture in the link that was closer...this bee had a more elongated abdomen..

    Thanks!
  7. Thread: odd bee?

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    odd bee?

    Since I don't have my own bees to play with i was out watching the girls work over the white clover in my yard, I came across a bee which appeared to be a longer bodied worker bee, the abdomen was...
  8. Thread: Hi from Va.

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    Re: Hi from Va.

    Thanks! I'll try that...I was planning on cutting out four sets of parts for the KTBH..the third as a set of full sized patterns...I beelieve (sorry) I'll start with three hives as a hedge against...
  9. Thread: Hi from Va.

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    Hi from Va.

    Hi all...I've been in the Navy for most of a career now, and I am planning on starting up with the girls after I retire next year...I don't have the consistent time to mess with them, so in all...
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