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User Image aguirrebeecompany Posted: Nov 4, 2017 4:59 PM (UTC)
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I missed you #flashbackfriday but I got you with #splitsaturday Can't wait for spring, splitting heavy, slangin syrup, packing pollen and BOOMIN BEES!🐝
User Image wyoclimber Posted: Sep 13, 2017 5:14 AM (UTC)
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"Human beings have fabricated the illusion that in the 21st century they have the technological prowess to be independent of nature. Bees underline the reality that we are more, not less, dependent on nature’s services in a world of close to 7 billion people” #russiansage #keeperofbees #apiculture #apismellifera #morethanhoney #peroviskia
User Image city_girl_bees Posted: Sep 8, 2017 12:57 AM (UTC)
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SO happy to announce that I've been accepted to the full time beekeeping program at #niagaracollege
Starting in January 2018, the one year program will give me focus and experience I would otherwise take years to gather. With the college being in my back yard and already having a student number from my could I not try? #niagarafarmproject #niagarabeeproject #honeybees #educateme #thankful #beekeeping #keeperofbees #pollinatorfocus
User Image biscuit7991 Posted: Aug 9, 2017 5:11 PM (UTC)
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User Image gretelhunnerup Posted: Jul 30, 2017 4:03 AM (UTC)
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My Grandpa Bill caught his first swarm of bees in the late 1950s. He was driving back to Burnie from Hobart when he noticed the swarm resting on a tree by the side of the road. He caught it in a cardboard box, secured it to the back of his Pontiac and brought it home. That one hive turned into two hives, then 10, and eventually 100 hives, housing a total of five million bees. Five million! Grandpa would place his hives inside the ancient Tarkine Forest when the native leatherwood was in flower. Word of his aromatic leatherwood honey spread far and wide, and he started receiving requests in the mail from 'Mainlanders'. My Grandpa adored his bees. He loved listening to their hum, and watching them go about their business without a fuss. Now - 60 years on, and with his 90th birthday around the corner - he has given away his last swarm. The honey in this jar is from his final harvest. Willow and Archie, his Great Grand-twins, love to spread it on their toast most mornings. Which is pretty awesome really.
User Image w1cdr Posted: Jul 8, 2017 1:57 PM (UTC)
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User Image dadofmykids Posted: Jul 2, 2017 1:46 AM (UTC)
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The bees completely removed the news paper from between the boxes which I placed there when I combined two colonies, one hopelessly queenless. #keeperofbees #honeybees
User Image dadofmykids Posted: Jul 2, 2017 1:16 AM (UTC)
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How do you know there's a queen if you don't see her? #keeperofbees #queen #honeybees
User Image dadofmykids Posted: Jun 16, 2017 3:38 PM (UTC)
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I consolidated the hives back down to one due to robbing, a condition that I caused by mistake. Still learning. #keeperofbees #robbers #whatchagonnado
User Image dadofmykids Posted: Jun 9, 2017 12:55 PM (UTC)
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Installing the Queen from Roberts Circle. #keeperofbees #homemadehive
User Image dadofmykids Posted: Jun 9, 2017 1:53 AM (UTC)
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This was at the end of a bee rescue from a fallen tree. #keeperofbees #honeybees #dontspraybees