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I Want To Be A Beekeeper

Like most people you have heard the call of the plight of the honey bee, and you want to do something to help. But, What? There is so much information about honeybees and beekeeping that your not sure you are able to make that commitment.  You have so many questions, but you're not sure who to ask.

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Summer Giveaway

We have an awesome chance for you to win an extraction kit.  Here are the details: GIVEAWAY TIME!!Here’s how you can win: like this photo: http://ow.ly/AtCP30e5ysS Like our FB page: http://ow.ly/djcI30dHRKpShare the FB post with your friends. The Honey Kit items are: 2 Frame Metal Extractor (manual), Double Metal Honey Sieve, Cold Angle Knife, Uncapping Scratcher, 6 pack of Honey Bears, and 5 Gallon Honey Bucket with gate. Value: $350 Ends Aug 15, 2017 Winner will be selected drawn from those who like this photo, liking our FB page, share this post. Winner will be announced. Shipped to a Continental US address ONLY. #HARVESTLANEHONEY #GIVEAWAY #FREESTUFF#THEBEEKEEPINGLIFE

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Addressing A Week Hive

If your hive is struggling and you do not already have 2 boxes on your hive, and you live in a colder climate, you may want to shift gears and go into hive preservation mode.  What I mean by this is: instead of focusing on getting honey from your hive this season, focus on getting the hive built up in strength.  This can be accomplished by doing a couple of things: Improve your hives water source-make sure your hive has water that is accessible. Continue feeding sugar water-The general rule of thumb is to not feed after June.  If you hive is struggling you will want to continue to feed until the hive is thriving.     Also our Backyard...

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