"And, if the bees are ingesting multiple toxic cocktails, doesn't it follow that we are most likely ingesting, breathing, drinking. and brushing against the same toxic cocktails on a frequent basis within our food chain? What happens…"
Who's Mr. Blackburn? Didn't know my father showed up! I was thinking it was closer to 4.5 hrs., so let's compromise at 4hrs. Lot's of interesting details picked-up in that time and a barge load of very gentle…"
"I'm still waiting for the forest fire conditions to improve before setting our fence up. I just don't want to risk it even if the risk is essentially zero.
Has anyone used weed barrier material below the fence to keep the plants…"
"Someone from the SDC Beekeepers asked this question, which I am reposting here. I look forward to hearing comments.
Can any one tell me if there is an optimal distance to keep between heavy duty electric fencing and the hives? I don't…"
"Has everyone got their fences up and charged? We have a large brown Black-bear cruising the neighborhood. Hope he keeps moving or that the mtn. lion sleeping under one of the vacation home porches here chases the bear away! Below are a few…"
"Ralph. you sure do good looking work. I went with some shade as well. Just placed some Hardie Board resting on cardboard cones and secured with a tie-down. Hope my bees don't see your setup and decide to relocate to a better neighborhood.
""The ends of the fence must be connected by attaching the stainless connectors together. Top of one end of the fence to the top of the other end of the fence, connect the next one down in the same fashion..."
According to Premier1 when you…"
"FYI... we are waiting to hear from Francis re: this removal. I believe she is traveling this weekend, so we should know something next week. We will not be making any bldg. repairs should she decide to have the bees removed vs. spraying them again."
" Luther and I checked out the unwanted bees today around 11AM. The good news is that the bees found a spectacular location with very plush grounds including willows, cottonwoods, sumacs, and several flowering snowball bushes in which to roam.…"
"14!! My stronger hive is only on 11. You definitely have the strongest hive of the four, not to mention a great location next to the river, natural wind protection, orchards, and your garden. Must be all that clean livin'."
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