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  1. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    :D:applause:
  2. Re: 2, 3, 5, or 35 What are the least practical to get out of buying bees every year?

    Your skill level is what makes or breaks you. learn how to make nucs control your pests what your flows are. if you are good you can start with one.
  3. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    The answer I got from a professor of entomology was 35
  4. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    doing fine. was hoping to expand slowly to 30 hive but for health reasons don't think I'll get there. couple of friends do bees one is dealing with cancer the other with parkinsons I do all I can...
  5. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    As of now I have 8 and limited funds. It didn't help when I went through some foulbrood a few years ago when I had some good over wintered colonies and had to burn most of my stuff. Was shocked when...
  6. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    please list your favorite That's why I called him the best new thing
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    Using your own bees to make your own bees It's about selection of the traits you want. So you are starting with bees that want to swarm a lot it would be hard to fix that without finding a line of...
  8. Re: 2 frame Mini-mating nuc design needs a handle, for the second time I've dropped o

    Don't know what to say but stuff happens. Don't feel bad about it. Last spring in the bee yard I had a slip in the mud hit the t post on the way down on the back of my head and knocked myself out...
  9. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    Well Grey Goose you are easily offended since we are using computers only those that have them that have them could be offended if they aren't using them to learn. The books are still here it's much...
  10. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    There are very nice stickys above that have it all I would question someone who has bees and has not seen it of their commitment.
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    The swarming, yup that's a hard one I have a store bought queen that just got through her 3rd winter and never made a swarm cell. I'm grafting off of her this year' just wonder if that will help with...
  12. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    If you have watched Mr. Palmers videos you would know what. "Why?" It's taken from them.
  13. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    The work of Samuel Ramsey is the best new thing I found.
  14. Re: Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    Yes in fact I offered to take one of his queens this morning that he thought was to pissy. I've been grafting and even giving queen away to some local beekeepers. It's been hard to find someone...
  15. Why haven't more beekeepers been inspired by The Sustainable Apiary

    I kept bees in the early 70s as a teen when I retired I got back into keeping bees I watched the sustainable apiary and knew that's the way to go. Now it's package season again and I ask Why?
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    Re: You might be a beekeeper if...

    Have you been watching me? uncanny
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    Re: Driving with bees

    And the last time I got a package I wanted more of the stragglers on the package lol they just hang out in the windows lol
  18. Re: Let's just be honest: This spring is historically early.

    Expecting a low of 10 tonight low 30s for the high temp this weekend I'm good with that, spring is not early here still have a foot of snow out there. All beekeeping is local.
  19. Re: How to inspect with less protective gear

    I just thank the queen producer that did such a good job selecting gentle bees, haven't had any protection on for years. Now i make my own queens from them.
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    Re: 2020 How was your winter?

    Winter isn't going to be done until April:)
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    Re: Bee Weaveer Queens

    Tried them a few years ago built up strong , but this far north I still needed to treat them our winters are just to long. the queens I got had gentle bees.
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    Sticky: Re: Today in the Apiary

    Another day that started below zero I've been checking on sugar and adding sugar blocks for over a month. April can't come soon enough.
  23. Re: Bee recovery after bear attack (November 21)

    I wintered a small bunch of bees in a spot that stayed at 45 degrees sugar bricks on top it can be done. hope you saved the queen in that bunch of bees. PS that spot was in my closet. I had no...
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    Re: Best Queen rearing books

    Look at Michael Palmer post above, can't make a large cell builder like he does? just us one colony set up like that and just do a dozen grafts. A good colony can make a dozen when they swarm so it...
  25. Re: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times- wisdom and folly from 2019

    worst
    A slip and fall in the bee yard that gave me a trip to the hospital
    best
    meeting new people. https://youtu.be/tOq54olkkag
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