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  1. Beekeeping 101
    I am interested in keeping bees on a small scale, would it be possible to keep a bumble bee nest? I have seen several instructional videos and it would appear that doing so would be simple and cheap. What I'd really like to know is if this is a realistic venture. What is the success rate...
  2. Bee Forum
    Just an observation, but this spring in south central Massachusetts, I am seeing a lot of bumble bees. More than usual and others who are not beekeepers have also mentioned it . Is this observed anywhere else? Is there a correlation between bumble bee and honey bees? Opinions please.
  3. Photo/Video Gallery
    I thought i would share this photo that was taken today. June 28, 2012. I will post more images that are taken much closer. There is a good number of Bumble bees working alyssum, snapdragon and zinnia flowers. Enjoy,
  4. Bee Forum
    Hi all, This is my first post on the BeeSource Forums Basically I have Just sparked an Intrest in bees, But my knowledge is very Limited, And would to love all about the Bombus. But Keep Getting confued between ientifying different types, If anyobody would like to help me out by giving me...
  5. Welcome Forum
    Hello Folks, I had two bumble bee nests in my back garden. One was in the compost bin and the other next to it under the ground. They were doing well until late July, when activity stopped. Can anyone let me know anything about bumble bees and why they have stopped working or maybe died out...
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