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« on: May 11, 2009, 03:49:46 PM »

Hello,
My name is Damien and I am new to the beeworld. I am currently working hives with my girlfriend's Dad and brother. Who are also new. We started off with a Wild swarm last summer and have since purchased three new colinies. Soon after getting the new hives home our colony from last year swarmed. So we now have 5 boxes 4 of which are very active. We are having a lot of fun. I look forwar to posting about our experiences and reading about everyone elses.

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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2009, 03:59:59 PM »

Welcome to the forum Damien.  Is Sourwood the big honey producer in your area?

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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2009, 04:10:56 PM »

Hello and Welcome Damien
There is alot of great information on the forum !!
The members here are willing help and answer your questions, all you need to do is to ask


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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2009, 07:23:41 PM »

Thank you Tim and Johnny. I will definitely be looking to everyones experience to help me through. Tim as for the big honey producer my are I am not sure I have heard that sourwood makes really good honey. However I am not sure of it's presence here
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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2009, 10:09:14 PM »

Welcome...

How far is dirty ankle from bath, nc?  huh

I live near black ankle, but it's a long ways from tarboro.   rolleyes   evil

Have you read Henry King's book???
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« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2009, 09:09:54 PM »

Damien, welcome to our forum, so nice you have found us.  This WILL be a place where you can tell your stories, tales and experiences -- also a place where you can learn stuff, and make new friends.  Stick around, it will be worth your while.  Have that great and most awesome day, health. Cindi
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« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2009, 09:12:41 PM »

welcome to the forum.
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« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2009, 12:48:47 PM »

Welcome...

How far is dirty ankle from bath, nc?  huh

I live near black ankle, but it's a long ways from tarboro.   rolleyes   evil

Have you read Henry King's book???


iddee,

You do know that there is a little village (hey, it is not big enough to be called a town, ya know) up the road a ways from me that is also named "Bath"! I guess Illinois needed a 'Bath' too with all of those dirty politicians!

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Welcome to the forum! There are some good folks on here and ask away on the questions, even if they do not know the answer, I am sure that there will be someone on here to answer anyways!  grin

You' ll get good answers, wacky answers and sometimes correct answers!  Wink

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« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2009, 03:39:16 PM »

Dirtyankle's name started me thinking. Not only does NC have a black ankle, dirty ankle, and bath, but a trip down hwy. 62 is a real adventure. If you start in horneytown, going east, you will get to high point before reaching climax.

Now get your mind out of the gutter.   grin   grin

Dirtyankle, it's time for a response from you.   huh
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« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2009, 08:51:22 AM »

Looks like bath is about 300 miles from the dirty ankle. As for the book I have not read it. Is is a must read for bee enthusiasts?
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« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2009, 04:29:41 PM »

No, it is a comical writing of small towns and communities in NC.

Dirty ankle is far from bath, N.C.

By: Henry King    ISBN number 0-916107-36-1
Library of Congress number    86-91327

First Printing  1993
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« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2009, 09:08:40 PM »

I will have to check the book out. Thank you

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« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2009, 09:17:33 PM »

Welcome Damien I know you will find plenty of info. here. There are a lot of nice people here.
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« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2009, 09:02:16 AM »

I agree. I have been finding that out
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