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Post  CindiLou on 2/3/2013, 9:08 pm

I am taking a beekeeper course. Anyone on here do bees?

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Post  GWN on 2/3/2013, 9:14 pm

I know quiltbea does, and I would be very interested as well, I am thinking of starting to have bees as well.

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Post  CindiLou on 2/3/2013, 9:27 pm

I am lucky lol..it also counts for my Education hours for Master Gardener. I am so nervous. Would hate to mess them up. Only have a couple of months to get this down and get over being so nervous. Then the bees come lol..

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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/3/2013, 9:46 pm

Camprn and nhgardener both are bee keepers.

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Post  camprn on 2/4/2013, 5:55 pm

Hello, my name is Camprn and I am a beekeeper..... a steward of the bees.... ooooooooh I love the smell of honey....... I love to see the girls frolicking, er, I mean working in my garden...

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Post  CindiLou on 2/5/2013, 12:44 am

I am not a beekeeper yet lol..just taking a 2 month course. It is something I have always been interested in. I have an aunt with a farm so I believe I can put a couple of hives out there.

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Post  plantoid on 2/5/2013, 7:45 am

I used to run 50 hives , 25 of which were overwintered . Also had 25 neuc boxes used to grow sell instant bee starter swarms on brood box sized frames. I used to sell home grown queens as well .

There is a fantastic book by a guy called Ray Huber or similar.
He's a Canadian and his style of bee keeping is a commercial one so you can bet there is no witchcraft theories or stupid ideas in it. It it all translates well into backyard keeping for a couple of hives.

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