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  1. Thread: Mean Bees

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    Re: Mean Bees

    Probably not, but 1:1 is spring build up feed and 2:1 is fall feed, it doesn't take as much work for them to dry it.
  2. Thread: Golden Rod

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    Re: Golden Rod

    I'm finding that the white pollen my bees are coming in with are from the short plantain with the blooms that come up thorough the middle of the leaves - do you have that in Lancaster?
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    Re: Northern Alabama

    Welcome! If you're making your own equipment, make sure you keep making equipment with the same specs so they will easily interchange with each othere in the future. Like buying hive bodies &...
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    Re: Hello from southeast Tennessee

    'Bout time you joined us! Welcome! This is a great place where nice folks willing share their experience with those of us who are really in a learning curve.
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    Re: city shb versus country shb

    Dave,

    I see it's been about 3 years since you indicated you have milky spore all over your yard. Was wondering if it has controlled the SHB for you or not. Can you update us Please?

    Thanks
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    Re: The current price of sugar.

    I know around here that the local Cee Bee Food Stores and the Pig which are usually locally owned and operated will work with you and give you a fairly decent price if you're talking bout pallet...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    [QUOTE=beemaster01;462601]To all 1000+ readers of this thread: Please count the the number of different people on this thread that are complaining. FIVE! That is FIVE out of hundreds of satisfied...
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    Re: Look what came flying by :)

    Wow! Nice work ! Great Pic too! Where is Whitehall ? I just returned from 2 back to back trips to W TX in June.
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    Re: Buckwheat Question

    I've done some research on buckwheat for my own girls. I've planted the mancan variety because that is one variety you can get here and it does pretty well for the amount of acidity in the soil...
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    Re: What is the name of this tree??

    Leaves don't appear to be the right shape for a Red Bud even tho they do usually bloom in the Mar to Apr time in our area of the country. The leaves look kinds of slender and simple leaves - It...
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    Re: Bee Stings and Arthritis

    Read a great little book on this and it's an easy evening's read. "How Well Are You Willing to Bee???" by Pat Wagner. It's out of print but you can still find it out there now and then. Has...
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    Re: honey as an antibiotic

    I can too, have a very stressful job and had been having trouble sleeping for several months. Started taking a teaspoon of local honey every morning and evenging for allergies and the unexpected...
  13. Thread: Why?

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    Re: Why?

    Hi Mark,

    Getting into my 2nd year as a beek. When I first got interested, I didn't know anyone who keeps bees nearby or anything, so started from scratch on research. I ended up with langs...
  14. Thread: Giving up

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    Re: Giving up

    Teebo - do you take either American Bee Journal or Bee Culture Maganizes?

    There have been letters in both from a fellow that is using lexan covers for SHB control. Seems to work pretty well for...
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    Re: good bee trees

    My husband and I are lucky like that too ;) . The only regret I have is that I have 5 more years before I can retire and after that it will be that we don't live further out ! I like the space and...
  16. Re: Need Help! Good/ Bad Problem in West Michigan

    Hi Dutchbee!

    I'm a second year beek myself - glad you are having a bumper crop! I'm with the others, I'd extract it if I had that much. Also in answer to your question:
    Should I or where should...
  17. Thread: Buckwheat

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    Re: Buckwheat

    Sqkcrk is right, it may be the type that doesn't, however, I noticed your post was about 4:30 PM - according to what I have read on buckwheat, it produces nectar first thing in the morning and is...
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    Re: Busy bees and extraction

    Hi Kelli - Welcome to bee keeping, I'm in my 2nd year and I can tell you one thing for sure to always expect the unexpected with the ladies, and always "bee" prepared.

    I've put a URL below to a...
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    Re: Excellent article on hubam clover

    Youi might want to double check with the horse owners and ask them. Want to be careful and not founder the horses.
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    Re: Nice to meet you all

    Greetings! Good to have you with us. There is a lot of information, most of all good people to share with. I enjoy reading the forum very much. I also had the pleasure of touring the UK in 1997 -...
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    Re: Hello All from Sunny Briton

    Welcome and Good Luck ! You'll find a lot of nice people here
  22. Thread: HI!

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    Re: HI!

    Welcome! This is a great place with a lot of knowledge and friendly folks willing to help. If you want to get a head start and do some reading before you get your bees: Some of the best reading...
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    Re: Hello from the panhandle of Texas

    Hello!

    Welcome! There are a lot of really fine folks here ready to help and a lot of good information here. I'm starting my second season, located in North Middle Tennessee in the Lake Barkley...
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    Re: New beekeeper from Sweden

    Welcome! I got my first bees last year too! Wish you much success with your expansion plans. Have been reading the forums for quite some time now, all here are extremely nice and there is a wealth...
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    Re: Hello from Florida.

    Hi ! Welcome! Wishing you much luck !
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