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  1. downonthefarm

    Fifty shades of green

    Thanks for the tips, itma. My bees have only filled the brood box; I offered them a super at the beginning of Sept. but they didn't use it.
  2. downonthefarm

    Fifty shades of green

    I was suddenly plunged into bee keeping when a swarm decided to grace me last July. With the aid of my bee keeper friend, they moved into a new hive via a cardboard box. I had long considered keeping a hive, but needed the nudge. My 20 000 new best friends gave me that nudge. And a few...