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    Wannabees, bee butts, and Morning Glories

    While watching over some Morning Glories this morning I caught this impostor...

    http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k289/cashton12/Beefly.jpg

    and next to the Morning Glories is a patch of...
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    Re: Bulk bees and queens

    Why not just do splits into nucs?
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    Re: hive vandalism

    That crap makes me sick to think about and it isn't even my stuff. I still cannot believe even after being in law enforcement for 10 years that there is such a disregard for other people's property...
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    Re: Guerrilla planting for bees

    I want to say there is something about a using the land as your own and after 10 years you have to post in the local paper for so long and if nothing happens you can apply to the courts to have the...
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    Re: Guerrilla planting for bees

    Yeah...white clover is likely what I will plant as far as clover is concern just for the reasons you mentioned. I know it is not the best clover source for bees but better then nothing and that stuff...
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    Re: 10 framers vs nucs vs minis vs oh my...

    You can buy them.

    http://www.mannlakeltd.com/infopage.asp?idPage=42

    http://www.honeybeehabitat.com/Portals/0/Beeline/BEELINE_2010_Catalog.pdf - page 20-21...not listed so you would have to call...
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    Re: Paint Suggestions for Hives?

    How long is long enough to wait between coats? I am picking up paint this weekend and with the heat still high I figured letting the boxes sit out in the sun should get them cured in a hurry.
  8. Thread: Package Bees

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    Re: Package Bees

    Join your local bee club if there is one...get to know the people over the fall and winter and by spring you will know who in your local area has the goods and can be trusted.
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    Re: Robber bees tearing out larvae

    I don't think anyone was saying you were wrong for feeding. What they are saying is that you don't want to extract "honey" while you are feeding or probably for some time after you finish feeding...
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    Re: Hive beetle Screen

    Betterbee has 10' rolls for $18.
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    Re: Mann Lake Free Shipping!

    :doh:
  12. Re: American beekeepers and pride in beekeeping and honey production

    I would think economics plays a role. I also think that the standards of American buyers has been lowered significantly after being exposed to foreign made garbage for the last 20+ years. If people...
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    Re: Southwestern Pa. wildflowers to plant?

    Please do go on...I am looking for as much info as I can get on the topic too and being just a couple hours from the OP this info is very viable for me as well.
  14. Thread: hive vandalism

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    Re: hive vandalism

    Some good camo and a few loads of rock salt should take care of that problem http://smilearchive.com/s/contrib/blackeye/AR15firing.gif
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    Re: hive vandalism

    That's really not a bad idea 1too...I have worked in LE since 2000 and on more then one occasion after a property owner got tired of trespassers and destruction of property they did the very same...
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    Re: Guerrilla planting for bees

    Yeah...I would be very careful in the properties I seeded. There is also several area of land that are owned by the town and/or county that go completely un-used so I figured even something like some...
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    Guerrilla planting for bees

    I live in a small rural town and in town there are a number of old empty lots as well as a large field next to the old middle school that closed up 5 or 6 years ago (new one was build at another...
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    Re: Need Advice on Mice please

    Not sure if it is available to the public but when I used to work in pest control we used these little blue cubes that when the mice ate them it absorbed all the moisture out of their body. Of course...
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    Re: sceening for bottom boards

    Betterbee sells it too but for a few dollars more then what is linked above.
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    Re: First Year Harvest Pic's

    What size are the smallest mason jars in the pic? Those are neat looking. Very nice looking honey too.
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    Re: Screen Size for Varroa?

    If you were going to do that why not just use window screen? It is much cheaper than #8, at least around here.
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    Re: Poor man's honey gate?

    Halfway down the page...$7.99

    http://www.maxantindustries.com/tools.html
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    Re: Poor man's honey gate?

    A honey gate is only like $8. A valve setup from the hardware store will likely cost $5 or more and possibly not even work that well. You can also probably use plastic 1/4 turn faucets that are...
  24. Thread: Color of hives

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    Re: Color of hives

    I'm sure one of them will be there for a while as the color was hot pink...lol...I thought about seeing if they would add a little more pigment to it to make it more red but then they might charge me...
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    Re: Color of hives

    I was at Walmart the other day and they had several 5 gallon buckets of mismatched exterior paint for $25 each. I didn't have the extra cash or I would have grabbed one for sure.
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