I'm about to mow the lawn for first time since...

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by Gator_56, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. Gator_56

    Gator_56 New Member

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    Moving the hive to it's new location. Which mean I need to mow right in their front door. If you see a blazing streak race past you, do not be alarmed..... it's just me!!! :chased:
     
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    Just don't blow the grass in their doorway and you'll be OK...I think. :dontknow:

    Walt
     

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    My bees have gotten used to the tractor but I get head-butted if I use the weed whacker too close. Its amazing how they adapt to the normal goings-on around their homes.
     
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    I weed eated in front of mine last week and only got 12 or 14 stings to the face and head. Not enough to even mention. Go ahead and mow.
     
  5. Gator_56

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    Nice! When did you start keeping AHB?

    Mine seem to handle the lawn mower pretty well, I escaped the ordeal unscathed. However it started raining on me and i had to quitforan hour or so, when the sun came back out they were swarming all around the hive. Is this the foragers that were stuck in the rain coming home all at the same time?
     
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    Iddee New Member

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    ""Nice! When did you start keeping AHB?""

    The moment the grass started flying in their front door.

    Their is often heavy flight just after a rain. We had a short, hard shower this afternoon. My yard looked like a swarm in progress when the sun popped out.
     
  7. Gator_56

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    I thought that was probably what had them going crazy.
     
  8. Gator_56

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    They are much like Mrs. _56 in that way!!!