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1. ## Thread: Things to do in North Carolina?

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### sorry but the watermelons aren't quite ripe yet....

sorry but the watermelons aren't quite ripe yet. (Or even planted!)
2. ## Thread: Things to do in North Carolina?

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### Asheville is an interesting city in itself. It's...

Asheville is an interesting city in itself. It's difficult to describe in a way that does justice to it's beauty.

Mountain people are an unusual intertwining of conservative and socially active....
3. ## Thread: beekeeping vocabulary used wrong

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### And of all places the Galopogas!

And of all places the Galopogas!
4. ## Thread: Miller Bee Supply

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### My worst experience with Miller's was when I...

My worst experience with Miller's was when I called in an order for a feeder at about 3:30 PM and she apologized because it wouldn't ship til the next day.
5. ## Thread: Will I have to have more than two hives?

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### Do a search on Walt Wright and "checkerboarding"...

Do a search on Walt Wright and "checkerboarding" this will (Among other things) control swarming without splitting hives.

GeeB
6. ## Thread: Mother-in-law and honey

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### Don't worry about the cost of jars. You'll find...

Don't worry about the cost of jars. You'll find that you have pleanty in the not so distant future.
7. ## Thread: New math problem !!!

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### What you have is a trunkated cone. Use the...

What you have is a trunkated cone. Use the formula for the volume of the whole large cone minus the volume of the removed cone. Repeat for each inch. As you move to the top of the cone (the larger...
8. ## Thread: Give this guy some bee advice before he destroys a colony

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### I was actually suprised that some agreed with...

I was actually suprised that some agreed with Fordguy on a site like that. maybe we are educating a few!!!
9. ## Thread: NYS State Apiarist Position

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### It depends on whether Albany hires somebody first...

It depends on whether Albany hires somebody first or congress passes an immegration bill first.

Could be a long time for either.
10. ## Thread: Re-Roofing. Any hints/suggestions/warnings?

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### If one of you is left handed and one is right,...

If one of you is left handed and one is right, Ithink you'll find that when doing work near the edge that each of you will be more comfortable on one side.

11. ## Thread: Slow news day

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### I've never seen a queen strolling around in my...

I've never seen a queen strolling around in my own hives into my 3rd year. But I spotted her there with no problem!
12. ## Thread: SC in drought. Bees need water. But how!?

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### I keep a feed pan of water under a tree not far...

I keep a feed pan of water under a tree not far from my hives. I leave a bath towel in the pan to wick the water and provid something that they can stand on while they drink. They prefer water that...

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### Option Three

Take the strong hive to Mo and work the split in your back yard.
14. ## Thread: Michael Bush's name mentioned on Coast to Coast

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### If the bowl still has the original chili in it I...

If the bowl still has the original chili in it I want the "buy it Now" price today.
15. ## Thread: How Do I Know If They Accepted The Queen (And What To Do If They Didn't)

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### Was there brood in the nuc when it was delivered?...

Was there brood in the nuc when it was delivered? If not, why the question about orientation flights?
16. ## Thread: Orientation fllights and bee gymnastics.

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### If the bees are pointed toward the hive then they...

If the bees are pointed toward the hive then they are orientation flights.
17. ## Thread: Woodenware Prices ?

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### From East Tennessee I would look at Miller's. I...

From East Tennessee I would look at Miller's. I like their personal service as well as the prices. They are in Western North Carolina so shipping should be pretty good.
18. ## Thread: How much honey flow needs to be left to add another supper in Central NC??

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### was hoping to get some input on dates that stuff...

was hoping to get some input on dates that stuff blooms,

This will give you an estimate of important bloom times. It comes from the NC Dept of Ag.
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### Stark Bros. Website

http://www.starkbros.com/?fc=1

In the description of each fruit will list the recomended harness zone range, the pollenators and the pollenating ability.

Request a hard copy of the catalog for...

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### pollenator

Golden Delicious is know as the universal pollenator among apple trees.

Stark Brothers Nursery has a wealth of information about fruit on their web site.

And yes winesap does need another tree...

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### Coyote, Such an Optimist

I appreciate your concern, Coyote. But, I don't think there is much concern about an invasive species overtaking the Sahara.

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### Arid/Desert Gardening

My DD 7 SIL are about to begin a term in the Peace Corps in Mauratania. They are asking my gardening advise with this e-mail:

Agroforestry/environmental education Volunteers might
consider...
23. ## Thread: Coming out of retirement

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### Crash Course

You couldn't do much better than to read this site to get some good answers to many of your questions.

http://www.bushfarms.com/bees.htm

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### Crawling Drones

Every time I work my asparagus I see one or two drones crawling around in the bed. Not a lot, just one or two, but every time. My hives are only about 20' from the edge of the bed. Is this unusual?
25. ## Thread: Residual Bees From A Swarm

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### Residual Bees From A Swarm

I gathered a swarm from a tree on a residential property. I didn't get all the bees in my box. What can I tell the home owner about how long the remaining bees will hover around the swarm tree?
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