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  1. Re: Does anyone know the name of this flowering tree / bush?

    It is sumac, however this is winged sumac. Notice the "wings" between the leaves.
  2. Thread: Still no eggs!?

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    Re: Still no eggs!?

    From the Bush farm website:
    "If you find a capped queen cell, how long before you should see eggs from that queen? 20 days."

    I did the same thing. Someone told me to give the queen a couple of...
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    Wax to coat plastic foundation

    I am fairly new to beekeeping and decided to got with plastic foundation and wooden frames. In some of my hives the wax pull seems spotty. I would like to start coating the foundation with a little...
  4. Thread: Dying bees...

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    Re: Dying bees...

    It's been happening over a period of time. It appears to be fewer bees but that could be merely that my hive has taken a hit. I checked yesterday and the brood appears ok. Did have some brood...
  5. Thread: Dying bees...

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    Dying bees...

    I have a hive that seems to continue to have problems. It had an extensive varroa infestation which I have treated and see fewer deformed wings now. But I continue to have bees (mostly workers but...
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    Re: Movie playing in tryon nc

    This documentary I'd currently on netflix for those interested.
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    Re: Any problems with your commercial vaporizor?

    How would Apivar be better than multiple treatments of OA 5 to 7 days apart? I am just N of the FL line and suspect a nectar to start soon.
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    Re: Any problems with your commercial vaporizor?

    Why? Not questioning your assessment but still learning here. How soon can I put supers on after apivar? What does it do that oa doesn't, kill mites in capped brood? Still learning here, thanks...
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    Any problems with your commercial vaporizor?

    I am going to purchase a commercially made vaporizer. I have toyed with the idea of making my own but figure even though money is a little tight right now $100+/- is a small investment over the...
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    Re: Grants for beginners

    Common misconception. But deception is part of the game. lol
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    what should i do?

    I have a hive with one deep that the queen is laying in. A full medium above that, with another medium that has not been drawn out yet. Been pretty mild this winter but expect a few cold days (by S...
  12. Re: What are your thoughts on using medium supers exclusively?

    Thanks for all the replies. I believe I have decided to do all med 10 frame.
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    Re: When should I put out swarm traps?

    Sharpbees,
    I have pollen coming in right now. Quite a lot at that. Maybe wild mustard, but they are totin' pouches full of it.
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    When should I put out swarm traps?

    I live in SW GA (zone 8b) could anyone suggest when I should start putting out swarm traps?
  15. What are your thoughts on using medium supers exclusively?

    I have heard some good arguments regarding going to exclusively medium supers. Essentially all equipment is interchangeable. I am sure there are more than a few thoughts on this on the forum and...
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    Hello from the Deep South

    Just wanted to say hi to everyone. I live in SW Georgia and have gotten back into bees after a long hiatus. My oldest daughter is 10 and I got started back in part to share the enjoyment I had...
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