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    Re: Package installation with extra resources

    Thanks for the help. Got one package in yesterday. Went with 3 empty brood comb in the middle. Full frame of honey on either side then a frame of pollen. Added one drawn frame with some honey in...
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    Package installation with extra resources

    I'm installing a package this spring and have lots of extra frames with different amounts of "resources" on them. I'm in Maine and run 8 frame equipment and like to have at least 2 deeps for the...
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    Re: Identify tree

    Thornless honey locust is my best guess at the moment. Thanks for the help. I don't notice this tree very often around here so I'm not sure how I ended up with them. The bees seem to be happy and I...
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    Identify tree

    I have a few of these trees in my yard in Maine. The leaves look similar to black locust. They don't have thorns or white flowers. Bees and other insects all over them the last few days. Any...
  5. Re: Minimum number of hives to be self sustainable and TF?

    Don't know the answer to this since I'm fairly new as well. I live just south of you and I'm interested in the answer. I'm looking to build up to possibly being TF but up to this point I treated...
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    Re: Super full of syrup what should I do?

    I started 3 hives last year and fed them in the fall to make sure they had enough stores for winter. Some of this is left over this spring. Is there a way to tell the difference between honey and...
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    Re: Connecting plywood 90 angle joint

    Thanks for the ideas.

    KPeacock do you have a recommendation for length of staples and spacing? Seems like the easiest option and I'll give that a try first.
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    Connecting plywood 90 angle joint

    I'm building swarm traps, D. Coates style nucs, etc. out of plywood and don't know a great way to connect them at 90 degree angle. My first attempt with fairly large nails was a disaster so I went...
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    Re: Spring Queen Cells

    Really cool thanks for sharing
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