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Lots of Bees "huddling" Outside the Hive

Installed Package Bees in my new (and very first hive) about 2 days ago.   The Hive has one Brood box only with a screened bottom board.  T…

Started by Frank J LoCascio

6 Apr 2, 2018
Reply by Frank J LoCascio

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Feeding New Bees

Posted something like this in the am.... but can't find it now.  Maybee I made a mistake.  So let's try again Received package bees yester…

Started by Frank J LoCascio

1 Mar 28, 2018
Reply by Angie Thul

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Direction of Hive

I thought I read somewhere that you should try to have the front of the hive always towards the SOUTH.  Is that true or are there any benef…

Started by Frank J LoCascio

4 Mar 28, 2018

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question about a swarm

I recently found a swarm about a month ago. I put it into an 8 frame hive. The bees have pulled cone on 4 of the 8 frames. There is capped…

Started by Brad

7 Mar 26, 2018
Reply by Scott Dupes

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Registering my Bees with Florida

Can anyone tell me how to do this thanks

Started by Frank J LoCascio

2 Mar 5, 2018
Reply by Steven Brown

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Beekeeping 101

i just want to say thanks to everyone. I had a great time, learned a lot, and my wife is mostly convinced on the idea of getting some bees.…

Started by Timothy Small

0 Feb 4, 2018

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Need temporary home for two hives

Irma knocked down chunks of my fence and the installers are ready to replace it.  I have two (somewhat weak) hive that I need to temporaril…

Started by Fred Beiderbecke

3 Feb 1, 2018
Reply by Fred Beiderbecke

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Accidental Discovery Could Save Bees From Their Greatest Threat

To all, Interesting article dated January 15, 2018 worth reading. Any thoughts? JB

Started by Joe Burns

1 Jan 19, 2018
Reply by Steven Brown

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Brood production in fall.

I currently noticed that in 2 of my 3 hives that brood production has come to a stand still. One hive is around 5 months established with a…

Started by Steve Cruz

0 Oct 31, 2017

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Can I use Lemon Grass Oil from Bed Bath and Beyond, can I use wax from a bees wax candle to bait?

I am build some NUC/Swarm Boxes,I have the carpentry skills and locations, however I need the oil and the wax to bait the traps. I searched…

Started by Timothy Small

6 Sep 25, 2017



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