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Offline Smokehouse

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Hello from Jacksonville, Fl
« on: September 30, 2009, 09:32:56 AM »
I am new to all of this but have been fascinated for a time with bees. Attended a local extension office program on bees and have become even more interested. My goal is to have a backyard hive and to learn more about maintenance and caring for the bees.
I look forwars to hours of reading in this forum :)

Offline 1reb

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Re: Hello from Jacksonville, Fl
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2009, 06:50:39 PM »
Hello and Welcome Smokehouse
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


Offline JWPick

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Re: Hello from Jacksonville, Fl
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2009, 10:17:17 PM »
Welcome Smokehouse! Glad to have you in the Forum and hope to hear more from you. I have learned so much just by reading all of the posts from the great group of people that you will meet on this wonderful Forum. Have fun and enjoy!

Offline Sparky

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Re: Hello from Jacksonville, Fl
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2009, 10:30:10 PM »
Welcome Smokehouse. This is great as a hobby and is a never stop learning process. If you can swing it and have room I would suggest that you start with two hives. The books that you read and I will agree, mention this to be a benefit so that you have something to compare to each other for signs of problems or successes of hives.  ;)
Hope your new hobby will bee as fascinating to you as mine is to me.

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Re: Hello from Jacksonville, Fl
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2009, 11:04:53 AM »
Smokehouse, welcome to our forum, (interesting handle, BTW, is there a story to go with it?  just a curious gal here).  So nice that you want to understand and study about the bees a whole bunch before you delve deep.  When you do, when you get your bees, one fine day, you will see how deeply you will be held under their spell -- we all are.  It seems that the more that you get to know the bees, the more you want to know about them.  It is a never ending story of learning.  This will be a place where you can tell your stories, tales and experiences, to people that love to listen and also offer advice when asked.  Stick around, we love new members.  Have that wonderful and most awesome day, health. Cindi
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