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    A peek at my HONEYBEES!

    I know Mark has done a few posts recently about the importance of bees/pollinators. I have a hive and was out to do a fall check yesterday---and figure out my overwintering plan for all of my worker bees! I have a great post with a ton of pics if you are interested in checking it out!
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    very cool!

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    Very cool indeed! Really enjoy your blog

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    Nice!

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    So cool! I love honey bees. When will you get to harvest honey?
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    Thanks! Hopefully if all goes well I can harvest next fall! I may take one frame this year...about 4 pounds just because I'm curious to taste my own local honey! Bees can need up to 100 lbs of their own honey stores to make it through the winter. That's a LOT of honey! Hubby is allergic to honeybees, but kind enough to let me have them. (I havent killed him yet!)
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    I wonder if they'll let me keep bees in my apartment...

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    Quote Originally Posted by solstice View Post
    Thanks! Hopefully if all goes well I can harvest next fall! I may take one frame this year...about 4 pounds just because I'm curious to taste my own local honey! Bees can need up to 100 lbs of their own honey stores to make it through the winter. That's a LOT of honey! Hubby is allergic to honeybees, but kind enough to let me have them. (I havent killed him yet!)
    bring some honey to nj. please...

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    So awesome! I want to keep bees, too, but my landlady has yet to approve. (she's slow to approve things)

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    So cool! I am desperately jealous of you getting to live in such a beautiful place too.
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