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Topic by XploreOrganics posted 08-11-2008 07:54 PM 1158 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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XploreOrganics

1393 posts in 2536 days
hardiness zone 5b

08-11-2008 07:54 PM

Topic tags/keywords: bees beekeeping video

I found this very interesting and thought I would share:

-- Xploreorganics, 5b Canada, LFD 06-20 http://colorfulcanary.blogspot.com/



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MsDebbieP

14683 posts in 2657 days
hardiness zone 5b

08-11-2008 08:15 PM

that was a surprise!
Almost makes me want to start a colony here.

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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Robin282

115 posts in 2412 days
hardiness zone 7

08-11-2008 08:25 PM

Great!

My neighbor has 2 bee hives. I mow around the clover in the grass when it is blooming.
Robin

-- Robin282, Zone 7, SE Coast of MA, USA

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jroot

5066 posts in 2287 days
hardiness zone 5a

08-11-2008 08:37 PM

My father caught his first swarm when he was 11 years old, because he was curious to see if he could get honey from it. He ended up having over 1000 hives, and finally gave it all up when he was about 84 years old. I am deathly allergic to bee stings. They figure it was because my dad had so many stings before I was born, that it came out in me. Regardless of all that, I love my honey, and have to have it every morning. Keeps me smiling.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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Bon

7374 posts in 2437 days
hardiness zone 5a

08-12-2008 02:23 AM

Very interesting X. Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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Jason

840 posts in 2511 days
hardiness zone 5

08-12-2008 04:03 PM

It would be fun to have some (sub)urban bee hives in my neighborhood…I’d be growing a heckuva lot more lavender, if only for the ultra-tasty honey!

-- Living on the square...Metro Detroit

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labman1

33 posts in 2343 days

08-14-2008 03:56 AM

That is too cool. I heard a spoonfull of LOCAL honey every day can help with alergies like hayfever and other pollen type alergies. I have been thinking about it but dont know the first thing about it.

-- SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL GARDEN CENTER-Dave, Erie PA-zone 5-a

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