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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Will be starting new this spring. I have 3 new hives, a standard Langstroth from Mann Lake, one langstroth I built using the mann lake as a guide, and one 52" Top Bar I built similar to Crowder and Bush's design . I live in the middle of suburbia but at the end corner of a development, the lots...
  2. Diseases and Pests
    I'm getting ready to do my first course of varroa treatments, and in doing so, have been getting all my safety gear together. This lead me to think bout the fact that, if I need respirator, goggles, etc..., what about my neighbors? Does the OAV dissipate quickly enough that, if you're not...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hello, We just moved our two hives into a suburban neighborhood and are concerned that our swarms might move into our neighbors' houses. I am wondering if anyone has seen any studies of urban beekeeping that tracks where swarms ultimately end up. We want to be good neighbors and not host bees...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    OK, first, I can legally have bees. But my angst is if I tell my neighbors, that one of them may dislike the idea and would argue against me having them. I don't like the idea of not being a good neighbor - but I don't like the idea of someone telling me what I can do either. ...but bees...
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