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    Re: Carniolan bees and queen

    I had some Carniolans and really liked them. My favorite queen I named Black Betty. She was a laying machine.
  2. Re: undergound hive near my honey bees

    Very interesting. I've never heard of those either. I always learn something on this forum.
  3. Re: Think I'm gonna show my honey - any tips.

    I also found that the judges seem to like the very light honey.
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    Storage of Honey

    If I keep the honey in a 5 gallon bucket, will it granulate slower than if I bottled it?
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    Re: kamikazi bees and air conditioner

    I did cover the unit the first time it happened with screen wire and they dispersed, but when I took the screen off, it started all over again. I am definitely going to get some hardware cloth, but...
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    Re: kamikazi bees and air conditioner

    The bees did not fly in when the fan was off. They are going in when it's on. These bees have a constant water source that they are always at, so I don't think they are after water. They are also...
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    kamikazi bees and air conditioner

    I am having a problem with bees going suicidal. It started the day after an inspection where they got pretty pissy. They have been swarming our a/c unit. Flying in and getting chopped up. I'm...
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    Re: Queen replacement

    I always wait until the next day.
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    Corks

    Can synthetic corks be reused? I have a ton of them that were given to me along with the natural ones. I am using the natural corks for a project. I hate to throw the others away & not sure if...
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    Almost lost her

    Last weekend I was replacing some older foundation. I had several frames sitting next to the hive. I suddenly thought, I had better double check those to be sure the queen isn't on them. Sure...
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    Re: Weight of a honey frame

    Thank you!
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    Weight of a honey frame

    I used to know this, but have forgotten. How much does a shallow and medium frame of honey weigh? Did a search, but I think the words were too common. Thanks for any help.
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    Pesticide/Garden Help?

    I don't ever use pesticides, but I have a problem in the garden. I have squash bugs in my zuchinni. Does anyone have any idea how to get rid of them without pesticides? I had those awful tomato...
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    Re: I've got BOB

    It's been all over the place lately. Anywhere from 60's to 80's.
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    Re: Dandelion Nectar

    Is there a list or website of when plants give nectar?
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    I've got BOB

    Last year I put up a Blue Orchard Bee nest. I think it was too late, but I left it up anyway. I had several different kinds of bees lay eggs. Some stuffed pieces of grass in the hole, others...
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    Dandelion Nectar

    Does anyone know what time of day dandelions give nectar? Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day and my yard is full of blooming dandelions. Not a bee anywhere on them. Discouraging. I was thinking...
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    Re: How long?

    This honey was beautiful almost clear locust honey. It's not crystallized yet, but starting to look like it might go that way. Oddly, I have a 1# jar of the same honey that doesn't look that way at...
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    How long?

    I have several small jars of honey I planned to give away for Christmas. They are starting to crystalize. If I reliquify them, how long will they stay that way?
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    Wax Moths

    I have several supers in the house because the wax moth has been so bad this year. They have all been in the freezer for 24 hours or more. I would like to move them to my honey house, but want to...
  21. Re: Bees at water, interesting observation/question

    Once they get started at a water source, they keep going back. I have had water sources for them set out and they definitely prefer the dirty creek water. They do like to sit at the edge of my...
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    Re: Honey and Humidity

    Will it work even if it is already extracted? How long will it take?
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    Honey and Humidity

    I thought if honey was capped, I didn't have to worry about it drawing moisture. Is that not the case? I took some supers off and they have been sitting in my honey house. They were stacked and...
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    Question and opinions?

    I ordered some queens from a breeder, and when they arrived, two of them were dead. So, since I had already killed the queen, I decided to just combine a nuc I had that was doing really good. Well,...
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    Beautiful Locust Honey

    This is the lightest honey I've ever gotten. Soooo good.

    http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m245/Lisayowell/beesflowers015.jpg
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