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Offline oldenglish

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Just waiting for the bees
« on: December 07, 2008, 12:49:57 AM »
Here are my two hives, all ready and waiting for spring and bees. I am storing my supers on the empty hives over winter as I was running out of room in the house.



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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2008, 01:03:47 AM »
Nice looking hives.  I have my boxes in the shop still, not all painted up. 

David

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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2008, 04:02:25 PM »
I just updated my blog with some snow pics from my place.

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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2008, 06:25:33 PM »
Those pictures are just beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2008, 10:07:14 PM »
there looking good oldenglish, the wait is going to be unbearable , you do realize that don't you !

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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2008, 02:42:33 PM »
there looking good oldenglish, the wait is going to be unbearable , you do realize that don't you !

Its been pretty unbearable since I decided to start, already been waiting 3 months, only 4 to go  :-\

Best thing about this time of year - NO MUD, kinda concerned about the animals though.

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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2008, 07:12:21 PM »
Well make some more hives up for the spring then , you can never have enough boxes !

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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2008, 06:24:52 AM »
The waiting game is on for me too. I will have two new hives in the spring also starting. Did get my package bees ordered a couple days ago from Walter T Kelley Co. Going to pick them up in April. The long winter's wait is now on. Good luck in your beekeeping adventure.

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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2009, 10:41:34 PM »
You tell 'em Steve!!
 The waiting was pure, unadulterated enthusiasm..(or it coulda been call "Torture" too)!
 But, when the bees come, you'll see that it was worth every second of waiting!!
Truly, Ive never experienced anything like getting my first 2 packages of bees!!

your friend,
john

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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2009, 11:00:07 PM »
lol john ! Where you been !

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Re: Just waiting for the bees
« Reply #10 on: January 02, 2009, 10:33:35 PM »
heY Steve!!
Ive been around! I just havent posted too much lately!
 Ive been in a Christian chat room/forum recently...My bees havent been talking to me much recently, other than a hello every now and then.
 I dont go to church much so I figured on visiting the Christian chat..I like it ok, but once a person has been in here looking around these forums, its so plain to see the diffenece in the quality of how forums run! The Beemaster forums are by far managed better than any other forum Ive ever seen!!
But you know how it is sometimes...Gotta have a little diversity in ones life!
yeh, cabin fever has set in...My butts turned flat from all the sitting I've been doing!

your friend,
john