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this is my first year @ bkeeping and i would like to keep everything as organic as possible should i put down some diatomaceous earthon the ground around the hives now to combat shb or am i jumping the gun?:s
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rain will eliminate any benefit from diatonomus earth. there are reports of lime killing SHB larvae and its good for most soils. put the earth inside the hive in a SHB trap. good luck,mike
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