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  1. Bee Forum
    Hello, As a new beekeeper, I am going into my first winter, so want to be prepared and prepare my bees for it. I have 2 hives: both are 2 deep boxes with screened bottom board, inner cover (which has a ventilation hole) and telescopic cover. So far I fed them 3 times, total about 120lb syrup...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hi Everyone, I've only been beekeeping for 3 years in northern Quebec but a friend who is just starting out with one hive asked me to visit and offer advice. First thing I did was tell her about Bee Source. ;-) She has 2 deeps, nice brood/honey/pollen in bottom, 95% full. Top box (w plastic...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    The North Carolina weather has been crazy this year! With temps staying in the low 60 my bees have been out working all winter, well when it wasn't raining. This past week we had a cold snap with temps dipping into the 20's at night. Saturday got up to about 53 degrees so I made a trip to the...
  4. Bee Forum
    Happy New Year beekeepers!! I have a recipe for a winter candy for my bees. Even tho in SC our next few weeks are very cold (just below freezing). I wanted to give my "gurls" some warmth with carbs- they need to winter. The recipe I have seems easy and good. you use 4 C water, 1 c tea, 10lbs...
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