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  1. Re: One thing you find out when installing robber screens...

    If you are putting on the screen before you need it, you can cover the screen with paper or cardboard. This makes it easier for them to find and use the new entrance. After a few days remove the...
  2. Thread: Splitting Advice

    by Groem
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    Re: Splitting Advice

    I hope you are giving them all drawn comb. It will be September before your queens bees are starting to hatch and the population starts to rise. They are just not going to have time to draw much...
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    Re: Robber Screen orientation issues?

    I have found that if i put some cardboard or paper over the screen for a few days that it realy helps with orientation. May not be a good idea if you already have robbing going on though. there will...
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    Re: Introducing bees to an exisiting hive

    My wife helped with a cut out and came home with a couple hundred bees and some comb. After a day with them not leaving the box I put the box next to a nuc I wanted to strengthen. Basicly covered the...
  5. Re: My Bees aren't building comb (2nd colony in a row)

    Well seeing that your local bees dont want to build maybe you should look farther away for bees that do :)

    What i would do is ask your buddy to see if you could put one of your bars in the middle...
  6. Re: My Bees aren't building comb (2nd colony in a row)

    So what was this oil treatment? Did you treat the inside? and what wax did you apply where?
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    Re: Maximilian Sunflower

    For me macimilian sunflower blooms in the fall. Leaves are falling/fell off the trees when its blooming for me. It is a contrast with bright yellow flowers and everything else in the landscape going...
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    Sticky: Re: Post your bloom dates 2014!

    84404. 3/23/14
    Ogden Utah
    my daughter brought me 2 dandylion flowers. Apircot and peach are going to start any day now.
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    Sticky: Re: Post your bloom dates 2014!

    Siberian elms probably maple to.
    Ogden UT.
    84404
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