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  1. Thread: What is this

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    Re: What is this

    This was very helpful info! Thank you.
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    Re: Bottling question

    :)
  3. Re: Beekeeping as a business. lets talk business..

    Because forum members are from various states, I'm responding mostly with tips on getting started when you decide to go into profit-making activities. Every locale and state are different. For...
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    Re: Why are my bees not drinking their syrup?

    I live in Central PA, so NJ may have similar trees or shrubs starting to "bloom" even though we can't see it. I have allergies, and my nose is telling me that something is blooming. Only thing I see...
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    Re: Cultivating milkweed

    Ha ha I learned that I think some of the seeds that I thought did not grew DID, and I was pulling the plants out as a weed! The shape of the leaves was not what I expected. Love learning in nature.
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    Re: Cultivating milkweed

    Thank you, Ruthie, for both the dates to plant & the suggested supplier! Seems there was not enough info on the seed packets. :)
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    Re: Bee Making Snow Angel in Yesterday's Snow

    That is absolutely awesome --- as in produce a poster or winter holiday card to sell. Thanks for sharing the camera info!
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    Re: Does anyone know what this is in my hive!

    Thanks. I needed that simple advice!
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    Re: Cultivating milkweed

    I have tried a couple brands of seeds, no luck with any & I am known as having a green thumb. Any suggestions for seed suppliers for Common and other milkweed?
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    Re: 60 ply wicking for candles

    This site is selling wicks and other supplies as they transition to fewer products. Will find a good deal.

    Used to be One Stop Candle; now is Chocomolds. Many molds can be used for candles.
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    Re: Why bees build in hexagons

    :applause:
  12. Re: Sideliner preferred way to render beeswax?

    I have the same questions.
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    Re: honey filter for extracting room?

    Just gotta say, I am so glad that I "tumbled upon" the Beesource forum when searching for an answer to one question!!! I live in a very rural area, and though ideally I want to be more involved with...
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    Re: Is coffee bad? Is coffee good?

    Hi, Greg,
    I, too, have normally low blood pressure so I really get that comment. I believe my body tells me what it needs. I've learned this after ignoring things that have nothing to do with...
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    Re: Where and how to store drawn comb

    Simple question, John - Why is light important?

    Thanks, Michele
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    Re: Nativity Molds - Where to buy?

    http://www.simpsonsbeesupply.com/
  17. Thread: dead bees

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    Re: dead bees

    We'll remember this phrase next year! The weekend before Thanksgiving, my son & I checked our hives, which were VERY healthy only a couple weeks earlier when we inspected them. It was obvious that...
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    Re: cooking yeast Verses brewers yeast?

    I look forward to reading what you discover!
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    Re: cooking yeast Verses brewers yeast?

    LOL! Thanks for your response.

    Michele
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    Re: yeast

    Hi, Alan,

    Have you used spent grain to feed bees protein? If yes, what is your recipe?

    Thanks,
    Michele
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    Re: Beeswax Crayons

    First time I tried to upload a doc on here, so hope it works. If you want "less expensive," here's a recipe using soil. Replace the paraffin with beeswax, and let us know how it goes! ;)
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    Re: Liquid remaining after melting wax

    Learn something everyday! Great ideas.
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    Re: How to choose a wick for my candles?

    Here's general info about choosing wicks - https://www.onestopcandle.com/candle/wickselection.php

    Here are charts if you want to get really technical. ;) -...
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    Re: Best book on uses of beeswax?

    Beeswax Alchemy is a great book! Best I've read that helps your understand 'the alchemy' in a simple format. Very practical yet attractive book! Bee supply companies have it for order or in their...
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    Re: yeast

    My son & I are fairly new beekeepers, and he is a first year home brewer. He explained Brewers Spent Grain (BSG) to me & said it was a good source of protein, then he asked what it might be used for...
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