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    Re: Blackberries Good?

    Sounds good! Thanks, Ziva!!
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    Hive hammered with wax moths?

    Totally new to this. I bought my first hive (1 brood, 2 supers) last spring. The box was fairly old and wasn't in great shape, but the bees themselves looked very plentiful and healthy. They made...
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    Re: Blackberries Good?

    With the fact that the bees will travel a few miles away for pollen/nectar, does it matter if I place the bees right there at the blackberry patches or down in the woods 100 yards away? Would it...
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    Blackberries Good?

    Hey guys and gals. I got bought my first hive last summer from a local beekeeper who was getting too weak to work them. He had around 20 hives. Long story short on that one is they seemed to do...
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    Re: Inner Cover Purpose??

    Thanks all for your information. Sounds like the condensation/ventilation is taken care of by the inner cover, plus it is used for feeding when needed. Enough info for me to make sure mine has...
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    Inner Cover Purpose??

    Got my first hive a couple of weeks ago. It was already established. My father-in-law is in the process of building a second one for another swarm. I understand the purpose of the top cover...
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    Re: Colors of Hive

    "reduces drifting"? What is drifting?
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    Re: Colors of Hive

    Not bad after all...
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    Re: Colors of Hive

    Will the linseed oil protect the wood from long-term water exposure as well as latex paint? Tks!!
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    Re: Colors of Hive

    I like that mounting setup. That to keep predators away?
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    Re: Colors of Hive

    I'm sure your neighbors would have loved hot pink... :) (yes - sarcasm)
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    Re: Too Late for New Hive?

    Sounds good. Thanks for your advice. Small question since I am very new - what do you mean by saying the second hive will be helpful?
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    Too Late for New Hive?

    Hey Guys. Back in February, I purchased (put down deposit) for 5 frames full of honey, brood, bees and a queen from an individual in middle Alabama. The individual said they would be available the...
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    Colors of Hive

    Hey Guys. Just curious - I have recently purchased my first beehive from an older gentleman who is not able to take care of his hives. Since then, my father-in-law became interested in building me...
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    Hello from North Alabama

    Total rookie here in North Alabama. Been educating myself with an older beekeeper from church and the internet, and now this website. I'll be getting my first bees at the end of April and I am...
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