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  1. Nothing is in bloom here, fall lasted forever, I left a lot of honey on the hives, didn't do a fall harvest (although I saw 10 solid frames in the TOP super in November) They eat a lot when they aren't clustered, so I left them their honey. But I didn't get mite treatments done. There was still...
  2. Hi there, I am looking to start raising bees in a year and this year was going to be a prep year. I live on the sand belt in the SC, so most of our ground is sandy loam. Any recommendations on natural/native ground covers that would encourage pollinators?
  3. I am in St. Petersburg Florida. The tree is a Norfolk Island pine. I thought I saw some with white on their rear ends you can see the white dot top center of the opening. This morning major bee traffic I wouldn't go near it, I got the photo late afternoon they seem to have chilled out. If I...
  4. New Member Introductions
    I Bernard from paulton Somerset Uk I been beekeeping 45 years
  5. General Beekeeping
    I am a homesteader that is ready to try bee’s. I have been doing research but I can’t find the answer to one question. Why not leave the queen extractor on year round. I live in a cold Utah climate so I would need multiple spare supers that aren’t used for honey. Thanks.
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