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gizmo
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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 1:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

barbara,

thanx for the tips.......will consider insulating the feeder jars with silver bubble wrap. over the black poster board. will speak to the local bee keeper about waiting to chop & crop. our winter here in central east coast are very mild, usually a few cold snaps to 40'-30' for a day or so maybe in jan-early mar. all this depends on what goes on north of us. spring begins in feb for most of florida central southward. the needle point grid looks like white nylon but who really knows......
thanx....
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

okay thanx barbra....for the advice.
spoke with our local keeper yesterday . are supposed to pick up the nucs by the end of next week. they will also provide us with info relating how & when to transfer into top bar hives.......the hurricane affected their nucs as well as most everyone in one way or another....

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