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  1. Re: Dearth near Pittsburgh? What plants to help?

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    Re: Bees and rooftop chimney smoke.

    I am also a huge fan of rooftop beehives because although bears aren't frequent guests it only take one pass through to understand their destruction. I also have a chimney nearby but never gave it...
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    Re: Frames and Foundation

    Not trying to steer the thread off topic, BUT, I have been calling around also looking at different foundation and frames getting prices etc. I was told by one vendor the plasticell needs beeswax or...
  4. Re: Putting a freestanding stove into my fireplace box? Why not?

    Most municipalities have building codes that prohibit barrel stove heaters in homes do to their history of burning through. Wood stoves that set back into existing fireplaces are more convection than...
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    Re: caught a break in the weather today

    53 in western PA today and still have bees
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    Got stung 12/21/2013

    Like some others here I was quite dismayed to see what looked like 3lbs. of dead bees laying outside of a couple hives. In western PA we've had an early cold streak which for whatever reason I...
  7. Thread: Good eating

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    Re: Good eating

    Thank you for the replies. As originally stated this is all new to me but one thing is becoming clear is the differences of opinions. Like the wise local bee guy here said "If we all had the same...
  8. Thread: Good eating

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    Re: Good eating

    Thank you, this is actually the product purchased and it was for the protein source so is 3 % not enough? I originally was questioning the use of HFCS because a lot of opinions are not for it.
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    Re: Good eating

    Ship to address please?
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    Good eating

    Ok, Newb here taking some good advice and going to put some winter patties in a couple of hives. The stuff shows up today and I'm looking at it trying to figure out what it is, doesn't look like...
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    Re: Newbee from western PA

    I have 2 and hope to split them next year, not sure how big I want to go, just started out wanting some honey for the table and having honeybees around.
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    Re: Newbee from western PA

    X2 Go Buccos!
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    Newbee from western PA

    Hello all! I live in Butler PA and have just finished muddling my way though my first season as a beehive owner. I wouldn't consider myself a beekeeper just yet. I just want to thank everyone who is...
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