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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...
  4. Thread: Georgia

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    Re: Georgia

    Cherry
    Duluth, GA
  5. Re: Dr. Tom Seeley's new book "The Lives of Bees"

    I am in the middle of this book now. For whatever reason, I found Honeybee Democracy to be a better read. Something about this book is not as engaging. Not done yet....
  6. Re: Dr. Tom Seeley's new book "The Lives of Bees"

    Did it actually change your thinking about how you keep bees?
  7. Dr. Tom Seeley's new book "The Lives of Bees"

    Hey, everyone,

    I'm about to order this, has anyone else got a chance to read it, what do you think?

    Regards,
    Thomas
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    Re: Lowest observed foraging temperature

    Directly observed foraging 47 degrees this morning, on a couple of dandelion flowers. I could see the ladies bringing baskets of pollen to the hive as well.
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    15 December 2019
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    Dandelions

    I hadn't been paying close attention so they might have been blooming earlier. A side note, the blooms were open in the morning but they had...
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    Re: Typical size of winter cluster??

    Nice pictures!

    I was wondering, how deep are the combs? For example, are those 2x6" boards they are next to?
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    Re: Typical size of winter cluster??

    I have a snake cam picture of the cluster of what has been my strongest hive. They are carniolan.

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    So this is a bit of a Frankenstein hive, on more ways than one. I placed a nuc into a...
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    Typical size of winter cluster??

    Hey, everyone,

    I was wondering what people have to say about the typical size of a winter cluster? Like across how many combs, how deep?

    Regards,
    Thomas
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    Re: Where they getting it from? East of Atlanta.

    Well that is puzzling? Grains in the feeder?
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    Re: Where they getting it from? East of Atlanta.

    Thanks for all the great responses everyone!
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    Where they getting it from? East of Atlanta.

    After a couple of days where it got down to 22 degrees, then 40s with rain all day, it's sunny and 57 degrees F and the bees are spitting out of their hives. Some are bringing back pollen. Now I...
  16. Thread: Tulsi forage

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    Re: Tulsi forage

    Roger that!
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    Re: Planning for my first bee's come spring

    Don't worry about the full sun thing. Not a necessity. Actually a hindrance if it gets real hot.

    and congrats for taking the plunge!
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    recommendations for winter wrap

    Well, lucky me, my first year with bees going into some cold weather!

    What do people recommend for wrapping boxes for insulation?
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    Re: Lowest observed foraging temperature

    Hey where do you get Colony Quilts from?
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    Re: Lowest observed foraging temperature

    Cool. Wouldn't dream of doing that in GA, they would hate it in our summer.
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    Re: Lowest observed foraging temperature

    Here is some video of my bees orienting at 52 degrees F. I know that some are foraging, too, because I can see them on the nearby tulsi.

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    Re: Lowest observed foraging temperature

    wow
  23. Thread: Tulsi forage

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    Re: Tulsi forage

    Yeah, the other thing about it, it has been growing like a monster in our garden box, spreading all over the place.
    I plan to plant it around the bee hives next spring!
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    Re: Lowest observed foraging temperature

    This is a good point!
  25. Thread: Tulsi forage

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    Tulsi forage

    This morning 49 degrees F and there were many bees working the tulsi my wife had planted several months ago. They have loved this tulsi for many moons and it is still flowering!
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