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  1. Re: What essential oil blends (scent) do you like?

    I just made a deodorant with a blend of Patchouli and Juniper Berry essential oils. Very pleasant! :thumbsup:
  2. What essential oil blends (scent) do you like?

    What essential oil blends (scent) do you like for homemade lotions, soaps, deodorants, etc.?
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    Re: Bees in Northern Wisconsin

    That hanging beehive reminds me of a pinata for the bears! lol Sorry couldn't resist.

    BTW, hear any cougar stories up there?
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    Re: Homemade Cartoons

    I think you have a lot of talent! You could do some illustrations for labels that people put on their jars of honey.
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    Re: A Bee Friendlier Flower Bombing

    Philip,

    I am very aware of how it all works. It is not a healthy system and I think it could be improved is what I am saying. There are beekeepers in California in those areas, are there not?? ...
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    Re: A Bee Friendlier Flower Bombing

    What I can't understand is why, for example, the almond growers aren't required to set aside part of their land to grow forage for bees during the off season. It could also be done voluntarily.
  7. Re: Single 5 frame Nucs...who over winters these in colder, wet locations

    Went to Menards today. The Cadet Plug-In 120 volt freeze protection in-line limiting
    thermostat is less than $13.00 at the Appleton Menards vs. the online price of $26.43. That was not a sale...
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    Re: lemon honey first time

    Sounds good!

    Wonder if lemon extract can be used instead .........more flavor with less liquid added to the honey?

    It would be nice to have a lemon creamed honey. Can that be done?
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    Re: Beekeeping and the Atkins Diet

    Just in case anyone is interested, can I recommend they read the recent thread in the Everything Honey section........."Would honey support a diabetic in a Post Apocalyptic Event?" Two books explain...
  10. Re: Would honey support a diabetic in a Post Apocalyptic Event?

    I say YES!! Honey is good for diabetics and non-diabetics! This is very good news!

    Please read "The Hibernation Diet" or "The Honey Revolution". The last book was written by a medical doctor...
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    Re: Repurposing items.

    My daughter made a lamp last Christmas and filled the bottle with a mixture of glass globs. The glass globs add some weight to the base making it more stable. Some people fill the bottle with mini...
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    Re: Question on Bottom Board

    We also use a combo solid bottom board and a screened one with debris tray with the tray slot taped shut. The bottom board stays clean because the tray is easily removed to clean. We use a little...
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    Re: film on wax after boiling

    Some people put the honey cappings into the pantyhose and then rinse in a bucket to remove most of the honey which is then fed to bees or used for mead. Then, using a solar melter, they put the bag...
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    Re: White stuff on my dog

    LOL We just got back from a late season camping trip way up nort Wisconsin Three Lakes/Eagle River area. Think it got about 37* one night, low 40's next night and windy both nights. Took forever...
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    Re: Bees driving family nuts.

    Someone in your family may be wearing some fragrance/essential oil or using some sort of shampoo, soap or lotion that is attracting them. I have read that sometimes they like sweat. Foragers...
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    Re: Sugestions for project title

    How Math Figures in the Life of God's Bees
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    Re: Share your Beekeeping Inventions!

    Beepro, we used to use plexiglass and would just place it on when the tele cover was taken off. No need for a wood frame for it either. Has many uses.
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    Re: Mark's new Honey Label

    I think the photographer told Mark to smile and the image s/he first saw through the lens was so frightening, that they snapped the picture in shock accidentally just before Mark starting smiling. ...
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    Re: Man, Honey is Great!

    We have a big cherry/apple pie (in a glass cake pan) that was baked yesterday. Included is a little Amaretto liqueur flavored cherries, regular sour cherries and apples, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and...
  20. Re: You know the solar melting season has waned when you come home to this:

    There are You Tube videos showing people who are cooking outside using solar ovens during the winter in the north (like Daniel said, using reflector panels). They do warn to avoid looking at...
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    Re: Mark's new Honey Label

    Looks like Roland has similar ideas to mine and posted while I was typing this unaware, but I will post anyway.

    Sorry, that is not the right picture of you. Maybe a picture showing you...
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    Re: A down side to beekeeping.

    Don't look skyward with your mouth open!
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    Re: A down side to beekeeping.

    I think they missed a spot! :lpf:
  24. Re: Getting real tired of melting down capping on the stove..other options??

    Vance,

    Do you do this with brood comb also?
    Anyone know how many ounces of wax comes from a pound of brood comb?
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    Re: my honey has turned

    What kind of help do you need? Looks like you'll have a Ball (that's what it says on the jar lol).
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