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  1. Bee Forum
    I'm going to be working with my bees out of my sideyard, but they will still receiving hours and hours of sunlight leaving them to bake in a Texas summer. There are no trees in the area, so I figure I'll need to build a shade source. Any ideas? (i've got a telescoping cover, if that helps)
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hello - The place I have picked out for my hives is partially shaded. I know full sun would be ideal. The 2 hives would be facing a fence so that their flight path doesn't coincide with my work in the garden they will be in. (urban environment) How much sun is minimum for their health? They...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I am about to setup my first hive. From what I read, "dappled" sunlight is the preferred amount of sunlight. However, as I drive around in my area of York County South Carolina, I see everyone with their hives in direct sunlight, almost all day. I have a place to put my hive in direct sunlight...
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