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Offline JP

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Swarm On Key Lime
« on: March 18, 2008, 11:21:13 PM »
You know that nosanov smells like lemongrass or citrus for that matter, a citrus like odor the bees emit from their tight little butts. Lots of swarms like to land on citrus trees especially lemon, and limes, some orange trees. Here's one on a key lime. I had a little trouble getting them to orient to my trusty old tupperware box cause that tree must have been momma to 'em. I came back later with the real deal and they were glad to cape walk in. Gotta love swarm calls! You can view the pics here: http://picasaweb.google.com/pyxicephalus/March182008

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Ps: My friend Bailey's trees grow more bees than citrus, judging by the amount of swarms that hang on 'em.
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Re: Swarm On Key Lime
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2008, 11:49:55 PM »
I'm constantly amazed at the pics!  The shots of the rubbermaid tub & lid look like lips!! Can't wait to see what you do tomorrow!

Jody
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Re: Swarm On Key Lime
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008, 12:10:59 AM »
I'm constantly amazed at the pics!  The shots of the rubbermaid tub & lid look like lips!! Can't wait to see what you do tomorrow!

Jody

Jody, tomorrow should be interesting, I will be removing a hive from a guy's ceiling that is 15 yrs old. You bet I will take lots of pics. Glad you enjoyed the pics. See ya.

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Re: Swarm On Key Lime
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2008, 12:51:04 AM »
wow 15 years you will need  2 days for that one. Wow that will for sure have lots of comb. 

Angi

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Re: Swarm On Key Lime
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2008, 01:26:20 AM »
wow 15 years you will need  2 days for that one. Wow that will for sure have lots of comb. 

Angi

Should be exciting Angi, and lots of comb I am counting on it.

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Re: Swarm On Key Lime
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2008, 10:31:09 AM »
JP, beauty, holy smokin' smokers!!!  Beautiful and more awesomely day, Cindi
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Re: Swarm On Key Lime
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2008, 10:43:57 AM »
JP, beauty, holy smokin' smokers!!!  Beautiful and more awesomely day, Cindi

I put burlap and cardboard in my smoker, but haven't blessed any of the fuel just yet. You wanna do the blessing Cindi?

...JP
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Re: Swarm On Key Lime
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2008, 10:50:26 AM »
JP, nope, no blessing from me, just some good wishes for the holy smoker, hee, hee.  I am going to try to use the shelf fungi that I have been drying from harvesting in the smoker with the burlap to initially get it going.  We have lots of shelf and timber fungi around here, hee, hee.  Best of a great and beautiful day, Cindi
There are strange things done in the midnight sun by the men who moil for gold.  The Arctic trails have their secret tales that would make your blood run cold.  The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, but the queerest they ever did see, what the night on the marge of Lake Lebarge, I cremated Sam McGee.  Robert Service