How close are your neighbors?
Originally Posted by kaisfate
I would do as somneone said, put them there and wait. Most will not even notice and later you can talk about it and tell them they have been there since April or whenever.
With 2.2 acres, I am thinking if you place them far back against or near the 4000 acres you might not even have any problems. As far as how many, that really is up to you... bees will travel miles for food. Don't worry, there will be enough food to go around.
"Where wisdom is called for, force is of little use."
Herodotus (circa 485-425 BC), Greek Historian