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  1. Thread: Georgia

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    Re: Georgia

    Apple, probably a few days ago
    Lilburn, GA 30047
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    Re: I believe the flow has begun, Atlanta area

    Heh, I edited my original post, I meant to say 20 pounds in two weeks....
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    I believe the flow has begun, Atlanta area

    Hi, everyone,

    my largest hive has gained twenty pounds in the past two weeks, after several months of holding steady at the same weight.

    I did an inspection today and sure enough comb after...
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    Re: the flow? aka hive weights

    Oops I phrased that incorrectly. I meant to say, my area is blooming earlier than usual! I don't think it is a dead out.
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    Re: Driving with bees

    I made it!
    There were a few stragglers. It was a bit of a dance to shoo them away while putting the box in the back, but I succeeded.
    install went well and they are already bringing in pollen!
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    Re: Driving with bees

    I made it!
    there were a few stragglers on the outside. A little bit of dance to try to get them off, and get the box in the back before they got back on.
    No problems, install went great, and...
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    Re: the flow? aka hive weights

    per the USA phenology network it looks like my area is a little early for blooms.
    https://www.usanpn.org/files/npn/maps/six-bloom-index-anomaly.png
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    the flow? aka hive weights

    Hi, everyone,

    this goes out to other folks tracking hive weights. I just had a jump of 12.7# in my largest hive, over the past ten days. It had been averaging the same weight since January. the...
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    Re: Driving with bees

    cute story
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    Re: Driving with bees

    Every package I've ever got, there has been "stragglers" hanging out on the outside of the box.
    Even after you think you got them off, last time there was definitely one in the cabin with me last...
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    Driving with bees

    Hey, everyone,

    I'm going to be picking up a package of bees on Saturday morning, and was seeking advice about driving with bees!

    Looks like rain, so simply having the box in the truck bed...
  12. Thread: Red Maple Bloom

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    Red Maple Bloom

    These are real important for bees in our neck of the woods.
    Lilburn, GA
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  13. first sting of the season, the treatment works!

    I got my first sting of the season. A forager whacked into my kneecap, and stung me through my pants.

    I've been getting allergy shots due to developing some bad reactions last year.

    Good...
  14. Thread: Georgia

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    Re: Georgia

    Maple, could have started last week.

    Lilburn, GA
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    Re: Anatomy of a hive

    My plan this year is to forgo the frames entirely and just deal with it.
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    Anatomy of a hive

    Hey, everyone,

    I have been experimenting with different hive sizes and I made a 17" by 17" hive. I had installed a swarm in it last year, that my friend had caught. I realized it probably died...
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    First strong smell of nectar

    This afternoon / evening I caught the first strong sweet smell of nectar from my hives that made it through the winter! So excited!
    Lilburn, GA
  18. Thread: Georgia

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    Re: Georgia

    Lilburn, GA

    The Bartlett pear trees in my yard finally decided to bloom. To me it looked like they were waiting for a break in the rain. Last year they bloomed February 24.

    Also, some time...
  19. Thread: Georgia

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    Peach tree
    Lilburn, GA

    Again, I just noticed these, but by their development, I'd say they could have been open for a few days. But then again it was raining and snowing all week, so maybe they...
  20. Re: Topic: Expectations and Realities of Beekeeping (The First Two Years)

    what I am learning going into year 4, beekeeping books don't acknowledge enough regional differences. Usually written from a Northern point of view regarding the winter, for example.
  21. Thread: Georgia

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    Blueberries
    Lilburn, GA

    Just noticed them, but from how developed they are I think they may have actually bloomed earlier this week.
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    Re: Lowest observed foraging temperature

    observed foraging @ 37 degrees a couple of days ago
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    Re: How cold in the hive?

    Hey, Kate,

    I'm not familiar with the broodminder, but it appears to me it would be taking a spot temperature, so it probably matters greatly where you place it. I would echo what JW is saying. ...
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    Re: weighing hives with luggage scale

    That is very interesting! I suppose you could attach anything to the end of the luggage scale....
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    weighing hives with luggage scale

    Hi, everyone,

    I'm very excited to finally realize an idea for weighing my bee hives. It only took more than a year.

    I got a luggage scale last year. I finally figured out how to use it on my...
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