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    Re: Bees in the Trees

    Land owner coming by this weekend and we looking at a plan that may involve a saw, some rope and a climbing deer stand :-)
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    Re: Bees in the Trees

    Not a swarm Bill, see the comb. I thought a swarm at first until I took the pic and enlarged it on the computer.
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    Re: Bees in the Trees

    Haha Waggle, trust me if i could fly I would. Little wheels in my head are spinning thinking of how to get them. It is on my neighbors lot so I am going to let him know this weekend. He doesn't live...
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    Re: Large September Swarm

    Not a swarm, more like a 30' high oberservation hive. I will keep this updated to see how it works out for them. Guess they do not have problems with hive beetles this way. :-) I can watch it from my...
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    Bees in the Trees

    Not sure how the pics will come out. Kind of new at that. Started this under swarms, Large September Swarm, but think now it should be 35 Foot High Observation Hive. I only have one hive this year in...
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    Re: Posting Pictures

    Thanks guys, lets give this a try. Here is a kid from Texas, Charlie, that came to visit with my step son to be that really had an intrest in bees. Happen to show up during my first inspection (of...
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    Posting Pictures

    Posting Pictures
    Searched on this but can't seem to find the answer. I would like to start posting up some pics. but when I click on the manage attachments button it opens up a blank window. Any...
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    Re: Large September Swarm

    Yea, we have had a record year for rain and cool temps. Well the swarm spent another night in the rain. Yesterday I took a closer look with the binoculars and thought I saw some comb to, that would...
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    Large September Swarm

    Interesting thing yesterday. I got home and was sitting on my porch and noticed a HUGE swarm across the street in the woods high up in a pine tree. It was late and looking like rain so I am sure they...
  10. Re: Best liquid/powder for bottom board SHB trap.

    I am going to try the mineral oil. You can't help but spill the stuff and I'm not crazy about veg. oil around my hives. I read somewhere that someone was using garden type lime in the tray. Wonder...
  11. Best liquid/powder for bottom board SHB trap.

    I have the screened bottom board that has a tray that slides out from the back to help control SHB. After dumping veg. oil on my new boots haha, I'm thinking there might be something better. The veg....
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    I've been at it about three years. I use to panic...

    I've been at it about three years. I use to panic when one would land on me, now I never notice unless it's near my face. I have alot less trouble with swelling now. I have noticed if I resist the...
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    I added med. supers to the two hives I have about...

    I added med. supers to the two hives I have about a month ago at the first sign of spring flowers. I thought I had more time but they have quickly drawn and filled them to 80% and one hive split so...
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    In the past I have had Midnite bees from York...

    In the past I have had Midnite bees from York Bees in Georgia. I had one hive and made lots of honey off them for family and friends. Last year part of an old house next to me fell and exposed wild...
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