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  1. Re: Alternative to pine needles as smoker fuel

    I start out using balled up newspaper and stuff it down to the bottom of the smoker and lite it.
    Then I add small dry twigs I find around the yard pumping continuously to create a hot fire.
    Once...
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    Looking for bee photos

    I'm starting a swarm removal/cut out business to be available in New England this spring.
    I need photographs of swarms, workers performing cut outs, picts of bees and queen etc. for my web site.
    I...
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    Re: Bee Photography

    Hello Boarder Bee Man,

    I am starting up a web site for swarm removals and cut outs.
    I need some pictures for my site can you accomodate me?
    Preferrable of swarms or a swarm removal. Close ups of...
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    Re: Candy: HELP!

    I used 1 qt of water to 15 lbs of sugar and a 1/4 cup of white vinegar to make candy.
    Got the mixture up to 265 degrees on my camp stove outside.
    Took awhile but kept stirring.
    Poured into my...
  5. Re: Keeping the Grass Cut Around and in front of Hive

    I use manual hand clippers (way old) and trim the grass later at night or early in the morning to avoid any conflict with the girls.
    The clippers are quiet and it doesn't take long to complete the...
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    Re: Feeding Honey

    I live eight miles north of Boston and have been feeding my bees with a 15 lb candy board located inside the top cover. Went in today and its a big time munch-a-thon going on in there. Also (about a...
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    Re: Business setup

    Steve thank you for the web site reference to write a business plan.
    I am a professional photographer with my own company www.americanimagingphotography.com and never had a business plan.
    Things...
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    Re: SCIENCE FRIDAY swarm video

    Every one should watch this video extremely informative!!
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    Re: Feed Syrup in California

    I don't think it can hurt to sugar syrup feed the bees.
    I am doing the same, but the girls don't seem to be taking advantage of it right now.
    I will go into the hive about once a week weather...
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    Re: Candy board,anytime or ?

    I put a candy board on top of my hive already.
    Why not? Can't hurt.
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    Re: Hello Everybody!

    MichaBees,

    Bless you for doing Gods work and the dangers you face, but you shouldn't discourage Joshua for doing the same!
    None of the disciples had an easy go of it, but thats the nature of the...
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    Re: Never seen it before...

    Randi,

    I had a similar problem this summer and inplemented the exact procedure RiodeLobo suggested and it worked wonderfully.
    The hive exploded with egg laying activity (via introducing a...
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    Re: candy boards

    I thought I would put in my two cents.
    The first recipe I used contained corn syrup and it did not harden properly even though I followed the instructions to the nth degree.
    After it had cooled...
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    Re: Walter Kelly Wax Melter

    Does anyone have a web site referance for building a solar wax melter?
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    Re: tips on mixing 2:1 sugar water

    As of now I have two brood boxes on my hive.
    The top box is half drawn out, half full of bees, and half full of sugar water.
    I want to put a candy board on top of the second brood box to supplement...
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    Re: Making Candy Boards

    Anyone have a good recipe for bee candy?

    Peter NuBee
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    Re: feeding question 101

    Any one have a good recipe bee candy?
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    Re: tips on mixing 2:1 sugar water

    Tara,
    Could you please post the web sites for the candy chart and Mega candy board again? They won't open properly

    Thanks,

    Peter NuBee
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    Re: tips on mixing 2:1 sugar water

    Tara could you please post the web sites for the candy chart and Megabee candy board again. For some reason the sites won't open properly.
    Thanks,
    Peter NuBee
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