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  1. Re: Success with Annual White Sweet Clover (Hubam) in New Brunswick, Canada - Zone 4

    I know of no place in Washington State but you can call Douglas King Co. in San Antonia, TX at 1-210-661-4191 and they should be able to ship it to you. I think you have to buy it by the 50 lb bag. ...
  2. Re: Success with Annual White Sweet Clover (Hubam) in New Brunswick, Canada - Zone 4

    Hi Rob, Yes we did get the seed from Texas. I have not found any source around here that even knows of this type of clover let alone has the seed. I know of no one else in Canada growing it. We...
  3. What is the best bee plant for wet clay soils in zone 4

    I am looking for a good bee plant that will grow in wet, acidic, clay soils in zone 4. Does anybody have any experience with this or suggestions - other than swamp milkweed? Swamp milkweed is...
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    Re: Lawn maintanence around hive?

    I use top entrances and that way I don't have to worry about lawn or weed care at all...just let the flowers grow and save time too.
  5. Re: Success with Annual White Sweet Clover (Hubam) in New Brunswick, Canada - Zone 4

    Yes, we did plant on prepared ground. The ground was tilled and then the seed was broadcast and then racked to help cover it and then we packed it with a small roller. Although I know that many...
  6. Success with Annual White Sweet Clover (Hubam) in New Brunswick, Canada - Zone 4

    We planted about 1/2 acre of Hubam clover - an annual white sweet clover - here in New Brunswick, Canada last year and had excellent success with it. We are in Zone 4. We planted it in late May by...
  7. Re: Viper's bugloss (Echium Vulgare) as a honey plant

    Hi Adam,

    Thank you for the information. It sounds to me like we really have nothing to worry about at least if are just interested in harvesting honey. Having said this, we probably should not...
  8. Viper's bugloss (Echium Vulgare) as a honey plant

    I am a beekeeper in New Brunswick Canada and am considering seeding some Viper's bugloss (Echium Vulgare) in specific baron or rocky areas on our property. Although in some states this plant is...
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    Re: No honey from Buckwheat

    Thank you all for your help on this. It sounds like we had potentially two or maybe three problems. The first being that this buckwheat did not come into flower until mid September. This past year...
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    No honey from Buckwheat

    I am a beekeeper in New Brunswick Canada near the border of Maine. My brother planted about 8 acres of Buckwheat as a cover crop. It came into bloom about the middle of September and bloomed for...
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    Re: Hi...from New Brunswick, Canada

    Hi Perry. It is great to see people from Canada on this site! What I wrote about CCD in Atlantic Canada was from the following article at http://www.onearth.org/node/946. We here seemed to be...
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    Re: Hi...from New Brunswick, Canada

    Hi Natalie! We will be happy to let you know how it goes...I consider the real test will be how we make it through the winter. I hope you make out well in your new endeavour.

    Stephen
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    Hi...from New Brunswick, Canada

    My wife and I are getting back into bee keeping after about 20 years of being out of it. When we stopped, the mite problem was just coming to our area...so we are new to many of the problems now...
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