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    Re: How long?

    This was a nuc that already had a laying queen...gonna get in hive Sunday to see how things look.
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    Re: How long?

    The other five frames was wax foundation. I plan on opening it Sunday and taking a peek inside.
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    Re: How long?

    It was a 5 frame nuc that I installed in a 10 frame deep box. I'm feeding 2:1 sugar water per the beekeeper that I got my setup from. They've almost finished 2 quarts in 5 days.
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    first year honey

    Just wondering if I should expect first year honey in north Florida? Just set up my hive this past Sunday with 5 frames from an established nuc. I don't have anything for extracting or bottling and...
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    How long?

    Just installed my bees this past Sunday. They have been pretty active except for yesterday when it was cold and windy. Question is, how long till they start bringing in pollen. Haven't seen any...
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    Re: Just set up first hive

    Good luck... I just set my first hive up Sunday as well, but I'm starting with a nuc installed in a 10 frame deep box. I'm feeding 2:1 sugar water per the beek that I bought it from.
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    robbing?

    What exactly is robbing? I posted an earlier question about entrance feeders and robbing was mentioned. Just want to make sure I'm not hurting my bees with the entrance feeder. Sorry, I'm new to this...
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    Re: did i mess up?

    No, but I also didn't open the entrance where they were at first. There's been bees flying everywhere today so I guess that is a good thing.
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    Re: did i mess up?

    I don't know much about robbing or beekeeping in general as this is my first hive. My main concern was the number of bees flying around the entrance...I didn't want them to fly away and was thinking...
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    did i mess up?

    I picked up my hive Saturday night that had just been installed with a nuc. I took it home then moved it about 80 yards yesterday. I removed the screen cover that keeps the bees in (during...
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    Re: newbee???

    They are in a 10 frame deep box
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    newbee???

    I just picked up my first hive today that was installed with 5 frames from a nuc. When should I do my first hive inspection and when should I add the honey super? I've been studying about bees for...
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    Re: Sugar Dusting

    I'm getting my first nuc this weekend so obviously I don't know much about beekeeping. My question is, I've seen mite treatments for sale on the internet{can be quite pricey) but I've also heard of...
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    Re: glorybee bee jacket

    Any help with this one?
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    Re: glorybee bee jacket

    Sounds good, I'll probably order one of those since it's a good price. What size should I order if I normally wear xl? Also what size should I order for a 10 year old boy?
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    glorybee bee jacket

    Just wondering if anyone has bought bee jackets from glory bee? Just getting into beekeeping and need a descent jacket for a descent price.
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    Re: best website to buy labels

    I guess my question is now, how do I design labels? DO I have to go to a local designer? If so, what would that cost? I like some of the labels that I've seen on bee supply websites, but I also don't...
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    best website to buy labels

    Just curious as to what is some good websites to buy honey labels? THanks
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    Re: jar o pac honey

    Thanks for the info...probably won't be trying this.
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    jar o pac honey

    Has anyone tried fat bee mans jar o pac idea? I'm starting my first hive this year and would like a little honey, but I'm afraid that method would really reduce the honey harvest.
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    Re: Pensacola Fl area

    Hey Becca, I went to the meeting last month and enjoyed it, but I'm not able to make it tonight... hopefully next month I can though. I really hope to start a hive this spring.
  22. Re: How's my label and a hive moving question

    What is the Florida cottage law? I'm in new Florida and plan on starting a hive this spring.
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    Re: brood box question

    Thanks for all the info...now gotta get to work on buying a hive or two.
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    brood box question

    I'm looking to start beekeeping this spring in northwest Florida. I've talked to a very knowledgeable man in the area, and he said use one brood chamber, then put the honey supers on. Everywhere I...
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    Re: Pensacola Fl area

    Thanks crsswift70. I emailed him and got a quick response... looks like I'm gonna go next week and take a look at everything. Super stoked :)
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