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    Re: Hello from southern AZ.

    After some investigation it looks like, for various reasons, raising bees is kind of tough here in the Sonoran Desert. I think I will just start feeding the bees and forget about raising them for...
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    Re: Hello from southern AZ.

    Thanks for the response.
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    Re: Video- Feeding some wild honey bees

    Sorry, I asked too soon. Never mind. I found this info: http://www.apishive.com/honey-bee-health-2/how-when-and-why-to-feed-your-honey-bees
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    Re: Video- Feeding some wild honey bees

    I am curious about feeding the wild bees that visit my hummingbird feeders. I make hummingbird nectar anywhere from 1:3 to 1:5 (ratio of white sugar to water). Should I make the bee nectar...
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    Re: Hello from southern AZ.

    Thanks to all for the welcomes.

    @Joseph Clemens, I hadn't really thought about harvesting the honey, just raising the bees. Do you have to harvest the honey? Yes, the bees are on all my mesquite...
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    Re: Hello from southern AZ.

    Thanks for the welcome.

    I'm not finding any local clubs and I'm finding that beekeeping in the desert here has its own problems starting with keeping out the Africanized bees. While this doesn't...
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    Hello from southern AZ.

    I'm retired in Pima County AZ and interested in beekeeping but I don't know anything about it really. I've seen a few documentaries and read some -- that's about it though. I'm not even sure...
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