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Offline GaryMinckler

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My beeyard...
« on: July 02, 2009, 09:37:04 AM »
today.

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2009, 10:02:28 AM »
Look's very nice Gary :)
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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2009, 03:18:08 AM »
I like!

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2009, 08:43:54 AM »
Very Nice!

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2009, 09:13:03 AM »
It's a small opening surrounded by lush green foliage.  Half an acre mowed with 6 apple trees.  Rabbits, Deer, lots of insect eating birds... I usually start my day here with a cup of coffee.

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2009, 12:24:47 PM »
looking good

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2009, 12:20:38 AM »
Very nice!! clean and green!!
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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2009, 01:12:50 PM »
Nice I wish I had a yard big enough for more than one or two hive's.  I need to move :evil:
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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2009, 05:42:54 PM »
Very nice.  Now that I'm 3 boxes high I see why you shouldn't use 2 1/2 ft tall hive stands.  That's the good thing about the top bar hive - always the right height.
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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2009, 03:25:23 AM »
Either you take very good care of your equipment or it is mostly new?? Is that fence surrounding the hives electric?

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2009, 07:46:11 AM »
Equipment is fairly new(3 yrs) with a good exterior grade paint.   Electric fence max's out my tester at 5000 v.   Even if you THINK you don.t have bears you probably do.

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2009, 10:56:19 AM »
Looks very nice!  How much space is that between the hives?

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2009, 01:25:35 PM »
30-34 inches between the hives. :bee:

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #13 on: August 24, 2009, 11:29:52 PM »
looks cool.   :)
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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #14 on: August 25, 2009, 12:23:30 AM »
Looks great.  Just wish mine was so neat and clean,
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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2009, 08:07:29 PM »
Wish I could start my day in my bee yard.

Looks great.
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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #16 on: October 04, 2009, 11:32:03 AM »
Gary, nice set up.  That would indeed be a nice place to start the day with a cup of coffee, yay!!!  Have a most awesome and great day, health.  Cindi
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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #17 on: October 04, 2009, 01:54:38 PM »
Thanks Cindi.  Been wondering where you've been!

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #18 on: October 22, 2009, 04:37:12 AM »
very nice!     I like how you have them all nicely set. :)

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Re: My beeyard...
« Reply #19 on: October 22, 2009, 08:55:06 AM »
It helps with inspections.  I'm not sure if it's a good thing but... I set covers, inner covers, and sometimes a medium super on the beehive next to the one I'm looking at. If I set anything on the ground it picks up ants quickly.