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    Using lavender in your smoker.

    I've tried using this stuff before https://www.petsathome.com/shop/en/pets/pets-at-home-woodshavings-small-animal-bedding-lavender-scented-medium it did smell nice and made me smell nice too. I don't think the bees cared what it smelt like. But the smaller shavings ended up airborne.
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    Beekeepers Professions

    @bobba is that a cutlass in each hand, one way to keep the bees under control I guess.
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    Beekeepers Professions

    Working in software development, at least 10 years away from retirement. Beekeeping is a bit like a software project. You start with a plan, but have to accept that some things will go sideways. Started keeping bees 3 years ago with a couple of hives that had been abandoned for several years...