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Strang Sighting

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What are my Bees pulling out of their Hive

Started May 31 0 Replies

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SWARM????

Started May 8 0 Replies

 Had a very interesting scenario happen here today. I have two hives, one was populated with package bees, a second Hive was populated via a NUC from a local supplier. Both hives are at about 50%…Continue

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Frames & Foundations

Started Apr 11 0 Replies

New Bee KeeperPackage Bees arrived about three weeks agoAll going very well... 2 pounds of bees have now taken up about 3.5 of the 8 frames.... looks great.However, opening up hive yesterday I…Continue

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What are my Bees pulling out of their Hive

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May 31

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Mr. Kim Flottum at Monthly FUN Meeting at Pine Jog Educational Center

June 1, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8pm
   Photo by Kathy Keatley GarveyKim's speaking topic is: "Not To Go Broke in Your 1st Year As a New Beekeeper."After receiving a degree in horticulture from UW Madison, Kim Flottum worked four years in the USDA Honey Bee Research Lab, studying pollination ecology.After that, he spent two years raising acres of fruits and vegetables, where bees played a large role.He brings this experience, plus nearly 20 years of writing and editing articles for beekeepers in the monthly magazine Bee Culture.He…See More
May 20

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SWARM????

 Had a very interesting scenario happen here today. I have two hives, one was populated with package bees, a second Hive was populated via a NUC from a local supplier. Both hives are at about 50% capacity.... no sign of swarming. I ended up with an empty NUC which I just left on one of my stands.  This morning at about 10:00 am I noticed it was filled with thousands of bees. Including a queen. I said wow.... free bees. I gently smoked and place in two frames in the NUC with Wax…See More
May 8

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Daggerwing Nature Center’s Annual Earth Day at Daggerwing Nature Center

April 21, 2018 from 10am to 2pm
PBCBA will bee at the Daggerwing Nature Center April 21th from 10 AM to 2 PM to help them celebrate Earth Day 2017.Enjoy the Nature Center on Earth Day and stop by our table to say hello.If you are interested in volunteering to help with this event please let me know.  561-758-9677   See More
Apr 12

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Frames & Foundations

New Bee KeeperPackage Bees arrived about three weeks agoAll going very well... 2 pounds of bees have now taken up about 3.5 of the 8 frames.... looks great.However, opening up hive yesterday I noticed bees now also occupying the inner wall of the Brood chamber (Build up Comb on the inner wall of the box).  Is this normal?See More
Apr 11

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Frames & Foundations

Just starting my third week with Package Bees.  After a few "hiccups" all seems to be going well.  I have an eight frame Langstroth hive and I'm playing with different types of foundationsI have a few (wood) frames with:a) Yellow wax coated foundations (bees taking well to that)b) Foundationless frames with popsicle sticks at the top and two rows of fishline (I never have these at the end or two next to each otherc) a pure wax foundationDoes the club recommend one over the other, or is there…See More
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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 benefits from doing that?See More
Mar 10

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Registering my Bees with Florida

Can anyone tell me how to do thisthanksSee More
Mar 5

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Frank J LoCascio is now a member of Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association
Mar 4

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