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  1. Bee Forum
    I am setting up my first two hives this spring and need help in determining the location(s). I have 35 acres with a creek down the one side with plenty of wetland and a small orchard in the front of the property that I planted last year. Should I build 2 stands and split the hives, one by the...
  2. Bee Forum
    I'm a brand new beek. I've taken an intro course (Christmas present from wife!) and I will be getting help from a mentor. I have a few questions about hive location though. I'm in a very rural location outside Victoria, BC, Canada (very temperate location, rarely gets below freezing in the...
  3. Bee Forum
    My family has some land in San Diego's backcountry. We used to have a relationship with a beekeeper who had hives located throughout the East County, but he was affected by the fires (and then a fire at a processing plant?) and never returned. We'd be open to some sort of arrangement with a...
  4. Welcome Forum
    Hey everyone!! My name is Dan and I'm from Michigan. (If you place your right palm in front of your face, I'm kinda close to where your thumb connects to your hand. ^.^) Last year, I lightly thought about being a bee keeper... and now the bees should be here in two weeks. SO EXCITED. It seems...
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