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    Re: Hello from southwest Arkansas

    We're good light color clothes and your cheap suit. You will be ok. Use lots of smoke!:-)
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    Re: Hello from southwest Arkansas

    From magnolia here!:-) you have quite the set up! Sounds like you will be spending a lot of time with bees! Are you in it for the honey? Pollination of flowers or fruit trees? I get my first nuc in a...
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    3 for 3 on finding queens!:-)

    Well I should be getting my bees this week so I wanted to look at another persons hive and get familiar with opening up hives. My ex father in law told me that I could come look at his 3 hives. He is...
  4. Re: Please identify this wildflower for me!:-)

    Plant is 2 ft tall and flowers are 1/2 wide
  5. Re: Please identify this wildflower for me!:-)

    It is in bloom now in south arkansas where we live
  6. Re: Please identify this wildflower for me!:-)

    Is this a good pollen producer or necture producer? This is plentiful where I live. Bees like it here
  7. Please identify this wildflower for me!:-)

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    What is this?
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    Re: My blueberries

    I have a few blueberry bushes in the side of my yard. They have done really well here in arkansas and my soil stays acidic from all the pine trees dropping the needles. Honey bees don't really mess...
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    Re: The holly bush

    Anyone ever try to raise bumble bees? It might be a neat thing to try! Do they make hives for them?
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    The holly bush

    I have my first nuc coming next week and I have a question about pollination and nectur.
    I have a huge holly bush that is blooming now along with my blueberries and autumn olives..
    The problem is...
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    Re: Arkansas beekeeper

    Thanks for all the info guys! Y'all gave me a leg up raising the bees and I feel that I can now be successful with my first hive.
    This queen will not be marked so I will have to look for eggs on...
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    Re: Arkansas beekeeper

    I was going to use both deeps as brood boxes. So I will not get honey from the medium I put on later or I just Dont need to take the honey from the bees this year.
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    Re: Arkansas beekeeper

    Why would you put the queen excluder between the 2 deeps? I was going to put it between the 2 deeps and the 1 med I was going to put on top when the 2 deeps were about 70%. Just wanting to know. I am...
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    Re: Arkansas beekeeper

    I have a 5 medium frame nuc coming the 3rd week in April. I have a 10 frame, 2 deep and 3 medium hive to work with. Please give me a suggestion on how I need to set up my first hive! Would love some...
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    Re: Arkansas beekeeper

    Thanks for the warm welcome and thanks for the good info!:-)
    Emerson is on the southwest boarder of Arkansas and Louisiana.
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    Arkansas beekeeper

    Well this is my first post. I am getting into this because I want to bump up my fruit orchard production and have the satisfaction of producing my own honey. I purchased a starter hive pre assembled...
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