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A Bit of a Do

 
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BridgetB
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Location: UK Cornwall, Falmouth

PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 6:15 am    Post subject: A Bit of a Do Reply with quote

I have been invited to do a talk/workshop on Top Bar Hives at the A Bit of a Do bee conference in Truro, September 10th! Things are moving in an interesting direction! I am nervous! It started with a presentation I did with the West Cornwall BKA which went down well. It helped that I had an empty TBH to take but it has bees in it now! Perhaps I shall just have to build another hive!?
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trekmate
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Location: UK, North Yorkshire, Bentham

PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I keep a hive for just that. I'm often tempted to put bees in but resist.

Relax and enjoy the experience. If you've been invited they want to hear what you say.
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ingo50
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well done Bridget for flying the TBH flag, you could always build a smaller version that would only hold 1 colony, or make a scaled down model.
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BridgetB
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes you are right. I have bait hives made to the same spec. Thank you for all your support and encouragement.

When I joined the local BKA I had to put up with quite a lot of nasty comments - so this is a big change!
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