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by luciwhit68
Sat Oct 24, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Basic Beekeeping
Topic: Can honey with small hive beetles be eaten? Is it safe?
Replies: 1
Views: 372

Can honey with small hive beetles be eaten? Is it safe?

I just saw some beetles in the comb and larvae. Is it safe to eat.


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by luciwhit68
Sat Jul 11, 2015 4:47 am
Forum: Basic Beekeeping
Topic: Bees around Pool!
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Re: Bees around Pool!

Thank you!
by luciwhit68
Sat Jul 11, 2015 4:47 am
Forum: Basic Beekeeping
Topic: Bees around Pool!
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Re: Bees around Pool!

Give them an alternative water source nearer to the hive. Don't ask why but the grimier the water the better. You can also add a little salt to the water as an attractant. I ended up building a coi pond at my house when I had the hives there. They like water lettuce or something on the surface but ...
by luciwhit68
Fri Jul 10, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: Basic Beekeeping
Topic: Bees around Pool!
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Bees around Pool!

Is there a way to keep the bees away from our above ground pool. They are irritating the kids.
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by luciwhit68
Sat Jun 06, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: Basic Beekeeping
Topic: Where did you get your bees?
Replies: 20
Views: 2035

Re: Where did you get your bees?

Got ours from JC Frost in Danville, AR and I believe he has treatment free. Two nucs in early spring. We have put on two supers on each one. The other three are swarms.
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by luciwhit68
Fri Jun 05, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: The Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast
Topic: We Need Guests!
Replies: 10
Views: 659

Re: We Need Guests!

My husband would be a good candidate for your podcast. His first year beekeeping, he bought two nucs in April and has caught I believe five swarms. I'll send the link to him for this forum. He has listened to all your podcast and has spoken to you in other forums.
by luciwhit68
Fri Jun 05, 2015 4:20 am
Forum: Mississippi Valley
Topic: NW Arkansas
Replies: 6
Views: 656

Re: NW Arkansas

My brother lives there but he doesn't have bees:-). My husband and I are in central AR.

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