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  1. #21
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    Default Re: a day in the beeyard

    thanks walt, i figured you would know. what is the dirty pale yellow pollen? i've seen more of that coming in than anything.
    journaling the growth of a treatment free apiary started in 2010. 20+/- hives

  2. #22
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    Default Re: a day in the beeyard

    Quote Originally Posted by jdmidwest View Post
    Yep, no pics, didn't happen.
    yup....never happened :P

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    Default Re: a day in the beeyard

    Quote Originally Posted by squarepeg View Post
    ...the checkerboarding manipulation involved alternating the honey frames with empty comb frames in the top medium, and bringing the bottom medium of empty comb on the top....
    OK, I understand. Thank you. I think,it is clever idea how to equlibrate bottom and top.
    Серёжа, Sergey

  4. #24
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    Default Re: a day in the beeyard

    The pale yellow is one of the early maples - I think Silver.
    American elm is a dirty white/beige. Last year and this year, for reasons unknown, they didn't work elm into the maple period like they normally do. Elm need colder weather?
    Walt

  5. #25
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    Default Re: a day in the beeyard

    got it walt, many thanks. hoping to get into the remaining hives next weekend, looks like the temps are supposed to moderate by then.
    journaling the growth of a treatment free apiary started in 2010. 20+/- hives

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