I am in 8-B
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I am in 8-B
First Swarm Today February 6th North Florida in Union County.
Notice no leaves on grape vine. USDA Zone 8-B
February 6th got my first swarm today. Notice grape vine in picture, has no leaves on it. North Florida
That's a first for me, I didn't know they would do that.
Tell me I didn't see what I think I saw? I think my Queen walked out of the hive and took off. I don't know for how long, I Fainted, woke up just in time to see her land on the ledge and go back in...
Just had my first Swarm for the year. But, they are in top of Cedar Tree so can't get to them.
I don't know about Adam, but my Mites are doing just fine
. I got a whole hive full of them. If I could just keep the Honey Bees away from them thay would be in great shape.
Welcome you guys what Breed Bees do you have?
Didn't do anything but put it in the ground. Nobody said anything about doing anything to the seed. Clover was (Georgia Bulldog Red--Crimson Red--New Zealand White--Dutch White) Still have 5 lbs...
Didn't do germination test, doesn't matter seed was already paid for. Planted in 3 fields of grass pasture. Harrows were set at 1 inch broacast by hand, drug with chain link fence. Did not broadcast...
Planted 8 pounds clover in 3 fields October last year. Ran harrows lightly over fields cut shallow grooves. Sowed the seed then drug with chain-link fence. Not one plant came up, any body know why?...
Got my first Swarm here in North Florida yesterday.
Look on (YOUTUBE) search hive handles guys name is Karl Koeschgen who made the video. He made a jig and it is for sale for 40.00. Takes about 2 minutes to make hive handle with drill press. Look it...
About any Electric Fence Charger will work, but for Bear I would get a charger that is also a weed cutter. One of the better ones is a "Mark 7" charger. Recommended for Livestock and Bear (predator)...
What is best way this time of year to feed Mega-Bee. Mixed up sugar water with feed for 3 hives. They absolutely will not touch it.
Lemmon grass to bees is like catnip to kittys
Any of the Sedums or Stone Crop Plants are great for bees. Fast growing and need very little attention.
yes it will get the PLANTS from (easy to grow bulbs .com) comes in 5" pots for about 10 bucks
Lemon Grass, plant Lemon Grass aroung hives, you will be glad you did.
Creeping Red Sedum, spreads very fast and blooms from about May through October here. it is very good bee plant and they love it. You can't kill this stuff wants it starts in your flower beds. It...
3/8" to 1/2" works fine for me.
You bet it's good, you going to sell it or keep it?
Where can you get #6 screen wire for bottom boards?
seems to be working fine