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    Yesterday, 01:05 PM
    Gypsi replied to a thread lazy bees in Beekeeping 101
    Well Mike you have a couple of options. You can feed your bees and attempt to get them through the winter You can kill your lazy bees and freeze the...
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    Sep 28th 2014, 08:09 PM
    I will put sticky boards under my screened bottom boards after Tuesday, when my helper the bees hate will be here. They hate him worse if I make any...
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    Sep 24th 2014, 09:14 PM
    Gypsi replied to a thread lazy bees in Beekeeping 101
    Well Walt, I only got about 1.5 inches of rain this spring, but I watered my blooming trees, and the wildflowers that have spread from my place...
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    Sep 24th 2014, 08:28 PM
    Well Walt, I have little time for forums but after you dropped me a note the other day I came back. Maybe you should drop some more notes. Gypsi
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    Sep 21st 2014, 07:31 PM
    Gypsi replied to a thread lazy bees in Beekeeping 101
    Your bees can have all the water in the world but it takes nectar, which comes from flowers, which come from rain, to make honey. you can feed...
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    Sep 21st 2014, 05:21 PM
    Gypsi replied to a thread lazy bees in Beekeeping 101
    do you have a drought? If you do you have a dearth of nectar and pollen. I started beekeeping part way through our Texas drought. I got 1 pint of...
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    Sep 21st 2014, 04:54 PM
    I got a new hive beetle treatment from beeweaver.com when I got my fall queens. It is less messy than oil traps, a sheet that the bees make ragged...
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