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by MarkDirksen
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Basic Beekeeping
Topic: What's the Buzz in the Beeyard?
Replies: 367
Views: 11282

Re: What's the Buzz in the Beeyard?

@Greg Definitely, I'll probably do so in a week or two.
by MarkDirksen
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Basic Beekeeping
Topic: What's the Buzz in the Beeyard?
Replies: 367
Views: 11282

Re: What's the Buzz in the Beeyard?

Just made a split of one of my colonies. I wasn't sure whether the colony would have enough stores, since they didn't have much last time (3 weeks before). Luckily they made up for it these past few weeks, must have ben a lot of nectar flow. I chose to wait until now as I did not want to disturb the...
by MarkDirksen
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New beekeeper from the Netherlands
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: New beekeeper from the Netherlands

@Nordak Thanks, I will post future updates in that topic. @Orankedal I found people react fairly positive when I tell them I intend to keep bees without treatments, though I haven't convinced anyone to try it as well. I agree, "De duurzame bij" likes to makes thing fairly complicated ^^. A...
by MarkDirksen
Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New beekeeper from the Netherlands
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: New beekeeper from the Netherlands

Thx, I will try to post updates from time to time. Is there a good place on this forum for general updates (i.e. not specfic to a certain topic)? @Oranjedal I wasn't expecting to find a lot of dutchies on the forum, but great that you're here! How do you find the state of treatment free beekeeping i...
by MarkDirksen
Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New beekeeper from the Netherlands
Replies: 8
Views: 189

New beekeeper from the Netherlands

Hello everyone I have recently made the plunge into beekeeping. I started with a beginners beekeeping course in 2016. Although the course was a lot of fun I knew I could not get excited about keeping bees if I had to treat them with all sorts of chemicals. After doing some internet searching I found...

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