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    Re: What is this bush

    could be New Jersey Tea Plant?
  2. Thread: lilys?

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    Re: lilys?

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    I have seen my honeybees on my lilies, but not constantly They try to lick the fuzzy thing in the middle of each petal. They also try to get in where the petals come together at the stem...
  3. Re: Things went from good to questionable, to bad...predators and the hives

    I had a bear attack about 2 weeks a go. Lost two nucs and some honey frames from a full hive. I soonly install an electric fence and baited it with peanut butter on aluminum foil. I also smeared...
  4. Thread: Heather

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    Re: Heather

    The erica type are not hardy for freezing climates. The ling type are the ones fhat grows wild in scotland and are best suited for cold climates
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    Re: Are Magnolia trees benficial for bees?

    It depends. I live in NWNJ and when my magnolia blooms it is still too cold for the bees.
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    Re: Black Locust!

    I live in northern NJ and I got 5 black locust trees from the forest in November of 2012. they lined the road. They were dormant, I planted them and they sprouted late spring. They trunck were...
  7. Re: Minor wants bees how to negate liability?

    In the meantime how much did the seller lose in legal and invaluable personal time in the Texas case.
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    Re: polinating cacao

    Honeybees cannot pollinate cacao

    CACAO PRODUCTION
    POLLINATION
    The cacao flower, while only about the diameter of a ni
    ckel, is complex in design and behavior, necessitating
    a special kind of...
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    Do you smoke them when winter feeding?

    Today, it was rainy but mild, in the low 60's. I took this opportunity to feed them bee patties. I was relieved that there is a good amount of bees in 3 of my 4 hives. Nevertheless, when I opened...
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    Northeast Thaw

    Well, the three day warm weather recently experienced in the Northeast was not good for my bees. On the first day of the warm, I went to add granulated sugar to the hives. In one of my trips to the...
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    Re: Bee Happy in the Caribbean

    Im from the DR but i left 28 years ago for the US, but i do visit. My uncle used to be a caretaker of an apiary in the mountains and i never saw him inspecting them. What i can tell beekeeping is...
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    Re: Mann Lake Winter Inner Cover?

    Does anyone have a picture of a quilt box?
  13. Re: getting a little anxious. a lil help please

    I was anxious last night when I saw a bear roaming in my yard. I turned on the lights and checked the yard constantly through the night. I kept putting off intalling the electric fence, but today...
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    Re: PROPOLIS HARVESTER...any new idea?

    How do you use the hardened propolis.
  15. Re: Purple flowers along highways in Ontario

    Aster?
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    Re: queen not mated???

    Does she looks bigger than when you first found her?
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    Re: Brood in October in New England?

    But if you see emergency cells like in my case, the queen is gone. i lost two queens and saw queens cells. I destroyed them and combined them with two other hives.
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    Re: When is sugar the cheapest?

    Where can you get dirty sugar in NJ?
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    Re: Queen emergency and swarm cells

    The hive where I got the two frames, had fresh layed eggs today. Also, I checked thoroughly there was no queen on them.
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    Queen emergency and swarm cells

    Hi,

    The other day (3 days ago, about) I transferred two capped brood and bees frames from an Italian hive to a Russian hive. Today, I went to check on them and found several initial emergency...
  21. Re: Failing to remove burr comb- A SEASONAL DISASTER

    I did that on one of my hive and when I went to check the feeder was full of dead bee. I just held my head in disbelief at the mass suicide. There was about half of swarm of dead bees. I quickly...
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    Re: bear attacked

    You can spread peanut butter on a sheet of aluminum boil and hang it on the wire. The bear will sniff and lick it and get zap
  23. Re: Which plants/trees give nectar latest into fall and how late in your areas

    Stonecrop
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    Is this pest detrimental to a hive?

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    Hello,

    I keep seeing these pest in my hives by the inner covers. How bad are they?
  25. Re: Different Types of Bees Next to One Another?

    I have three different type of bees next to each other russian, italian and carni. I like varieties
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