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Mason & other alternative bees

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Pests and Diseases

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Raising Queens

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Beekeeping Biology

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Building plans, blueprints, and finished projects

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Top Bar & other Alternative Hives

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Upcoming Meetings

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Your Favorite Recipes

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Products of the Hive

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Everything Kids

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Honeybee Swarm and colony Removals

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The Helpful Handyman

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  1. General Gardening
    I just thought I'd share this. This is my way of growing seedlings. Added much versatility to my seed propagation. I grow a lot of plants from seed. Some are direct sown, and others like veg seeds I grow in punnets and transfer later to veg beds. I have a greenhouse to propagate in, but because...
  2. A friend of mine upstate has been experiencing no bees in the hive come springtime, for several years, from the research and feedback he has gotten, the bees during the winter go on a death flight and freeze, apparently but not officially confirmed is the GMO crops are making the bees crazy and...
  3. The Rural Life
    thought I'd share- I make my chickens a mash, as one does. To make sure all chooks get some, not just the dominant chooks, I serve it in what i call the democracy feeder. I have a large round plastic dish- the top of a worm farm- that I serve it in. In the middle I put a pot, at least 12 inch...
  4. Building plans, blueprints, and finished projects
    Killing time in the morning when everybody else is sleeping, I made these sun and rain shades for the beehives. They'll help to keep the snow off of the landing boards too. Fred Dunn has a youtube video of how they are made. Bee Hive Shade or Rain Visor Step by Step Tutorial DIY Honey Bee...
  5. From your experience, what's the best fertilizer to use for apple, pear and plum trees? Thanks
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