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    Re: what is this flower?

    http://www.luontoportti.com/suomi/en/kukkakasvit/meadow-vetchling

    like this meadow vetchling
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    Re: what is this flower?

    looks like some kind of vetch
  3. Re: 2 week old split, queen emerging soon, hive full of honey

    You could take honey without an extractor. Crush and strain might be a bit messy if you have foundation but I would just scrape as much as I could off into a colander ideally lined with cheesecloth...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Vancouver, BC, Canada
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    installed 2 packages in March and they built so fast I didn't manage to keep up and one swarmed. Free expansion! I caught the swarm and found 2 frames with queen cells...
  5. Re: Large House infestation. Oh Great ...Plaster and Lathe.

    from a demolition perspective I would recommend investing in a diamond blade for a skillsaw and cutting out swathes of the lathe and plaster, otherwise I would think the mess of busting up the stuff...
  6. Thread: Split advice

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    Re: Split advice

    Somebody with more experience will have to answer this, but for me it brings up a question.
    I have read in various places that the bees won't move eggs, but in this case it seems like they must have...
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    Re: Howdy, from Delta BC Canada

    I don't honestly know. Give him a call! (604) 272-1921
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    Re: Howdy, from Delta BC Canada

    no, the queen is quite a bit darker than the italians we have had, I forgot to ask but I am guessing Russian?
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    Re: Howdy, from Delta BC Canada

    Oh yea and they were about $140 each
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    Re: Howdy, from Delta BC Canada

    I installed the 2 packages today with temps of 5c/41f and sunny with no wind albeit 2" of quickly melting snow on the ground. They had arrived on saturday so I figure they were cooped up for at least...
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    Re: Howdy, from Delta BC Canada

    Mine came through Bob at West Coast Bee Supply in Richmond. From New Zealand, of course.
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    Re: Howdy, from Delta BC Canada

    Welcome, I am in Vancouver. Just got 2 packages on sunday and decided to wait to install them due to snow! Today is forecast to be 5c and sunny so I am going to go ahead although there is still a...
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    Re: Bald Faced Hornet got his butt kicked

    Lots of yellow jacket wasps and hornets in Vancouver this year.
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    Re: new member from Vancouver, BC

    I don't claim to be an expert and I think it will depend upon your local flora, but the blackberry flow seems to be the best flow, usually in august. I don't see a dearth in the city especially with...
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    Re: End bar routing jig

    Hi, I know this is an old thread but I thought I'd share my method of modifying end bars. I use the tablesaw for cutting them down to 1 1/4" in two passes and then move the fence in another 1/8" and...
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    new member from Vancouver, BC

    Hi all I have been silently gleaning all I can from this site which is a fantastic resource!
    My wife and I have been dabbling in beekeeping for near 10 years and currently have 4 hives, 2 in a...
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