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  1. Bee Forum
    I have read on several places about the different ratios to use for feeding during different times of the year. The 1:1 and 2:1 (sugar : water) are documented the most and probably used the most. Does anyone use a 1:2 mix leading up to spring? I've heard or read that the more watered down mix...
  2. Diseases and Pests
    I've heard about feeding hives with syrup with essential oils added to it -- does anyone have a recipe for this? It sounds like it might be really helpful vs. varroa -- would anyone talk about their experience with using the stuff? I'm interested in keeping my hives healthy without using...
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