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  1. Bee Forum
    My first post on this forum and hoping someone can shed some light on some rather odd bee behavior. Last week we extracted some honey and left the supers out on our back patio for a bit. The bees were obviously attracted to the area and somehow discovered a little lemon tree I have growing...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hello, everyone! I am looking for advice in raising and experience dealing with Italian honeybees. Since 2015, I’ve been a local beekeeper but I’ve only kept Russians honeybees. It’s been a great experience but unfortunately, I loss both hives this winter. I am going to be keeping Italians come...
  3. For Sale
    Happy New Year! 3 lb package bees with Italian Queens for sale March 21/22 - Mount Airy, Md. $110 5 frame nucs, deep or medium - strong 5 frame nucs, no partially drawn frames April 29-30 - $145 (made in Maryland, queens started in Georgia with grafts from overwintered Maryland Queens)...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    Hi I was wondering, is there any way that I can remove the pheromone produce by the bees at the old location of the hive. I would like it to be natural or organic. I do not want to use chemicals. I'm against them. I know, that I'm demanding, but I want to start an organic or natural bee company...
  5. Bee Forum
    I am a beekeeper in Sourthern US area and have been asked to create an exhibit for a small rural museum. I would like to solicit donations from Beesource members for the exhibit. There will be no monetary donations accepted, I'm just looking for things like old worn out equipment, it could...
  6. Welcome Forum
    Hello all. My wife and I live in the mountains of NC. We love it here. We got started last year in beekeeping with 1 Langstroth hive. We now have 8 from splitting, swarms, and 1 package. Beekeeping is very exciting. We love it so far. Not sure we'll be taking any honey off this year or...
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