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  1. Hi friends, long time follower first time post, I am seeking advices on hot wax dipping with -non petrol- based wax and -non beeswax- based wax. So primarily soy, palm or the like. Open to other natural suggestions. I am aware that most folks use the 50/50 paraffin / microcrystalline, some...
  2. General Beekeeping
    A few years ago i put up a bunch of swarm traps to try and catch some free bees...and then mr black bear knocked them all down, that was the following year, I rebuilt them and rehung them and they are still up.. the first year I caught several small swarms and transferred them to a hive box so...
  3. Down here in southern Australia, all spring blossoms got rained out, all sprummer it rained.. just started summer and my mini meadow is starting to flower and 10/ 11 days it has rained/ hailed and too cold and and wet to forage :cry:. poppies finishing, thyme on the home run. Still the salvias...
  4. General Gardening
    Does anyone know if rats and mice will eat garlic- will they just have a nibble and then desist, will they ignore it totally or will they devastate my saved bulbs? Information on web is highly ambiguous and not helpful or it would seem factually based. I'm harvesting my 300 bulbs and want to try...
  5. Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs
    Sure had a ball yesterday, NOT! Went to the beekeepers meeting,not to many people were there because they were home working their bees because of the nice day. One such guy called me at the meeting and told me he caught me a swarm for my beehive so after the meeting I drove to his house to see...
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