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    Re: Neat Beekeeping Site

    Doug,

    No I don't, but I'll try to locate the hives that you are talking about. What was so special about the paint job anyway?

    Alex
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    Re: Neat Beekeeping Site

    While some may use this information for less that honerable actions that can be negated with a little OPSEC or INFOSEC by placing your "pin" a considerable distance from your actual hive. For example...
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    Neat Beekeeping Site

    All,

    I just found this beekeeping site that allows you to post the location of your hives (more or less) and tag it as a beekeeper, aspiring beekeeper, Bee Supplier, Beekeeper offering training,...
  4. Re: Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    My tour has come to an end and by mid July I should be home with my family. Thank you all for your comments and your contributions the honey and Deer Jerky we well received.


    Because of the...
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    Hello all,

    I would like to thank everyone who sen honey my way here in Afghanistan. All of the varieties really went a long way to helping me educate people on bees and honey. I held several...
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    So I was looking around about beekeeping in Afghanistan and this is what I found:
    http://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/beekeeping-replaces-opium-farming-in-afghanistan-video.html

    It appears that...
  7. Re: Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    Bevy's Honeybees

    I just received the honey today, 3 Apr, and the guys couldn't wait to try it. It really is funny to me to see grown men and women getting so excited over honey. The comments were...
  8. Re: Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    Bevy,

    Though I haven't seen any bees yet, I would expect that someone here keeps them. There is a lot of agriculture here, especially in the river valleys. Unfortunately, there are also acres and...
  9. Honey from different flowers has a different taste?

    They couldn't believe it.

    Honey from different flowers has a different taste? That was the question that several of the folks that I work with, here in "lovely" Afghanistan, asked. So I had...
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    Re: Clothianidin Pesticide Must Be Banned

    This is what I had in mind:

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?265834-One-Million-Americans-Petition-EPA-to-ban-Clothianidin-as-highly-toxic-to-honeybees

    The ability to add your...
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    Clothianidin Pesticide Must Be Banned

    I found this to be an interesting read. I know that "us" little guys are out gunned by the corporate billions and their armies of lawyers, and lobbyists. However, I do find it hopeful that someone...
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    Degree growing day list help needed

    My problem is that i am having trouble finding good information on bloom date based on degree growing days. I have found some info about when the bloom of a few plants and trees start, but not much...
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    Re: Good way to store supers filled with honey?

    I wrapped three supers with plastic wrap used by movers or in airports, I got it at Lowe's. Before completely sealing it up I put some dry ice (Walmart) to create a oxygen deprived environment.

    I...
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    Re: Moving to Spain

    Thanks! I really appreciate that.
  15. Bellevue man sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulent honey imports

    December 20, Bellevue Reporter (Washington; International) Bellevue man sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulent honey imports. A 70-year-old Bellevue, Washington man was sentenced in U.S....
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    Moving to Spain

    As I stated I am moving to Spain, and I want to keep a hive or two while I'm there. I'll probably take new wooden ware with me and assemble it when I get there. But does anyone know where I might get...
  17. Thread: Solar Vent

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    Re: Solar Vent

    I tried something similar.

    I start with screened bottom boards.
    Next I cut the plywood out of an old inner cover, leaving only the "rim"; Stapled household aluminum screen to the top of the rim;...
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    Re: Freezing Experiences Deeps of Honey

    I don't think leaving it in the freezer will hurt anything. But if you don't want to leave it in there for that long I have a chemical free storage suggestion.

    Wrap it in plastic wrap just before...
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    Re: Too much paint on Queen

    I recently did the same thing. I got paint on her wings and on her eyes. It was a mess and she was rolling around like she was in terrible pain. That was two weeks ago. I checked them yesterday and...
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    Re: Excellent article on hubam clover

    I recently found a place where the folks will let me keep my bees on their land. I was thinking of spreading some Hubam clover on the land. But they have horses and I don't know if it is okay for the...
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    Re: Trees to plant for bees

    Have you considered Basswood.
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    Re: Texas Bluebonnets

    Check out this website! It is American Honey Plants online. ...
  23. Thread: Free seeds

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    Re: Free seeds

    I'm putting Golden Raintree and Vitex seeds in the mail today!

    Is anyone else interested?

    I'm looking for Evodia (BeeBee tree) and Black Locust seeds.

    Seed Swap anyone?
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    Re: Basswood-carolinian variation

    I have been looking for the same variety for quite a while. If you find any please let me know!

    As for the Evodia, do an advanced search for Odfrank. He had a bunch of Evodia seedlings and seeds,...
  25. Thread: Free seeds

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    Re: Free seeds

    I would also like some seeds.

    If anyone is interested, I have Golden Rain Tree seeds, and Vitex. PM me and I'll give you my address, send a SASE and I'll get some seeds your way!

    Maybe we...
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