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BingalingBees
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« Reply #680 on: January 23, 2014, 12:10:52 PM »

Hmmm... based on my hobby/business name which was created from my nickname in the fire department where I worked for 29 years. :^)
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« Reply #681 on: January 25, 2014, 01:11:08 PM »

Its my stand by name, its just my name backwards. People usually just shorten it to nos
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« Reply #682 on: January 28, 2014, 10:03:13 AM »

I'm a member of the Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Association and yes, I do play a fiddle.
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« Reply #683 on: January 28, 2014, 12:10:10 PM »

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« Reply #684 on: February 17, 2014, 06:47:03 PM »

I'm a hobbiest beekeeper in Oviedo , Florida . There are only two cities in the world named Oviedo. Found this while searching about installing a nuc.
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« Reply #685 on: February 21, 2014, 07:15:47 PM »

I'm a retired lawyer living in Dallas, Texas.  My wife and I are both Dallas County Master Gardeners and are in our second year of trying to keep bees.  We live in a very productive part of the city near a large park with lots of wildlife and wild flowers.  Our first year with bees we harvested 64 pounds of honey, then had to move that 10-frame hive because our neighbor notified us one day that men were coming the following day to rebuild a retaining wall 3 feet from the hive.  That hive, which actually belongs to a friend, remains in the country. 

I have since built an 8-frame Langstroth and am in the process of building a top bar hive.  Hobby beekeepers experimenting and learning.

I'm working on a presentation for the Master Gardeners speakers bureau and looking for great pictures to put in my Power Point show.  I've been gathering information for months and learn something new every day.

I would appreciate photos with permission to "publish" in my presentation, so if you have authority to give permission, feel free to send them to me.

Glad to find this blog.  Thanks, Beemaster.
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« Reply #686 on: February 23, 2014, 01:02:53 PM »

Nice question. I found this username to be as available on Yahoo! around 10 years ago and has been my username ever since.

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« Reply #687 on: February 23, 2014, 10:40:31 PM »

 well i came up with beesNme  because my interest in bees and, the fact i live in maine . i put alot of time thinking of it  i think 5 secs maybe  lol
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« Reply #688 on: February 27, 2014, 08:33:51 AM »


New to the forum and looking for loads of advice, please!
I chose my login name because it is one I am comfortable with   Smiley
I am looking to start keeping bees and wonder if there is anything I could use to attract a swarm in an edge of town area with loads of flowers on neighbouring gardens?
All advice is appreceiated.
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« Reply #689 on: February 27, 2014, 09:20:35 AM »

Astrid, a deep sized box is preferable & if it has frames that's even better but deep swarm traps can be heavy to hoist but perfect on a flat roof set up

Many use a trap that has volume but is light enough to hoist up say over a tree branch & just tie off the rope or string

Common attractants are lemon grass oil, Queen juice, made by placing dead queens in alcohol & a small piece of old comb or propolis

Liquid attractants can be placed on a cotton ball & placed inside of a vial of your choice with a small hole to allow some scent out

The more traps you put out the better your chances, obviously

Ask around & see if there is a bee tree anywhere near your area

That would be a great starting point for trap placements

Place one fairly close, another say a hundred yards out & yet another a few hundred yards out to cover your bases

Have fun!


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« Reply #690 on: February 27, 2014, 12:13:34 PM »

My username is My first name and my fav actor's name...
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« Reply #691 on: March 13, 2014, 08:48:55 PM »

Hi all, new to beekeeping only got our hive 1 week ago.  Veyr excited to part of the bee fraternity.

cheers for now from down under.
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« Reply #692 on: April 10, 2014, 06:22:11 PM »

I create beeswax paintings. Also known as encaustics, it's an ancient technique invented by the Romans and Greeks centuries ago. I brand my art Artecera (arte-cera.com) which means "wax art" in Latin.
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« Reply #693 on: April 12, 2014, 10:08:21 AM »

Hi all, new to beekeeping only got our hive 1 week ago.  Veyr excited to part of the bee fraternity.

cheers for now from down under.

You don't by chance drive a Westfield ?


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« Reply #694 on: April 12, 2014, 11:18:22 AM »

It's sort of my name.  I actually use my middle name, Brian, in real life (and sign my posts here accordingly).   However, my first name is "William".    Some years ago, test driving a new car, the salesman saw my name on  my driver's license (william brian) and insisted on calling me "Billy B".    My wife and kids thought it was the funniest thing ever ... and believe it or not ... I had never made the connection that my name really was "Billy B".    It's awful and funny and so I just own it.

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