Interested in beekeeping in Florida

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Gojira, Oct 2, 2015.

  1. Gojira

    Gojira New Member

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    Hello, I'm about to join this interesting hobby but the question is when. I've been reading up and have started attending the local club as well as taking a full day class on beekeeping locally. I've got the equipment and a friend whose been beekeeping for about a year. My main question right now is whether it's to late in the year (early october) to start a hive from a nuc or not in central florida (Orlando area). I've been given mixed impressions. Really looking forward to learning as much as I can so that all goes well for the bees.
     
  2. kebee

    kebee Active Member

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    Welcome Gojira to the forum, the big question is there a flow on most of the year to get them to build and stay up, and I think with the temperature there you could but you would probity have to feed until spring.

    ‚ÄčKen
     

  3. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Wasn't Zookeep from Florida? it is late for North Texas, but I don't know Florida
     
  4. Bill68

    Bill68 New Member

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    I live in central Fl ( Dade City) and have started hives in late October with no problem. I would feed till next year