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Offline cmonkey

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The buzz in Wisconsin
« on: February 24, 2010, 04:33:24 PM »
Hi, I'm new here! I should be getting my first ever package of bees in April and I'm very excited about it. I hope that my kids will catch the bug (ha) and want to keep bees themselves. In the meantime, I'm counting on the girls to help in the garden. I got ONE zucchini last year. I didn't think that was possible, given the grocery bags I've seen around the office in the summer.

If you're anywhere nearby, please drop me a line. I need all the help I can get!

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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2010, 09:29:30 PM »
Hi, I'm new here! I should be getting my first ever package of bees in April and I'm very excited about it. I hope that my kids will catch the bug (ha) and want to keep bees themselves. In the meantime, I'm counting on the girls to help in the garden. I got ONE zucchini last year. I didn't think that was possible, given the grocery bags I've seen around the office in the summer.

If you're anywhere nearby, please drop me a line. I need all the help I can get!
Welcome to the forum, cmonkey. By the way good pun. ;) But I do not know where to get the girls garden rakes that small. :-D Hope your kids do enjoy learning about the fascinating bees as you work them. Ask all of your questions and search this site for help, because there are a bunch of good people here, willing to help you.

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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2010, 08:37:02 AM »
Hello and welcome!

I'm sure you'll find this forum to be an good source of information about bees & beekeeping. Be sure to check out the tutorials on the main Beemaster page!

I also recommend getting involved in a local beekeeping club. Clubs often offer beginning beekeeping classes and are great places to find mentors and get connected with nearby beeks:
http://www.wihoney.com/LocalBeeClubs.html

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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2010, 11:33:29 PM »
cmonkey, welcome to our forum, great you found us.  Good luck when you get your bees, you're gonna love them.  Have that wonderful and greatest of days, with health. Cindi
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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2010, 11:48:57 PM »
Where are you cmonkey?  Your first and last post was almost a month ago.

Hope you got bees reserved.  Called my supplier and everything is spoken for except packages. 
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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2010, 02:56:43 PM »
Hi, I'm new here! I should be getting my first ever package of bees in April and I'm very excited about it. I hope that my kids will catch the bug (ha) and want to keep bees themselves. In the meantime, I'm counting on the girls to help in the garden. I got ONE zucchini last year. I didn't think that was possible, given the grocery bags I've seen around the office in the summer.

If you're anywhere nearby, please drop me a line. I need all the help I can get!
Holy cow! This is about the 5th time I've said so this week, but the number of Wisconsinites on this forum is staggering!! Welcome from a fellow mother beek. To tell the truth, though, I have no idea where your town is. Can you give me a larger nearby town for reference?
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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2010, 07:44:38 PM »
Getting the kids interested in bees will probably be a cinch. (I had an abiding interest since I was 7 because of bees in the yard) - didn't get my own bees until last year though. Welcome to the forum.
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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2010, 08:02:03 PM »
Hi, I'm new here! I should be getting my first ever package of bees in April and I'm very excited about it. I hope that my kids will catch the bug (ha) and want to keep bees themselves. In the meantime, I'm counting on the girls to help in the garden. I got ONE zucchini last year. I didn't think that was possible, given the grocery bags I've seen around the office in the summer.

If you're anywhere nearby, please drop me a line. I need all the help I can get!
Holy cow! This is about the 5th time I've said so this week, but the number of Wisconsinites on this forum is staggering!! Welcome from a fellow mother beek. To tell the truth, though, I have no idea where your town is. Can you give me a larger nearby town for reference?

They would be close to Duluth/Superior
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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2010, 01:12:49 AM »
Brrrrr...
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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2011, 06:52:35 PM »
To tell the truth, though, I have no idea where your town is. Can you give me a larger nearby town for reference?

Duluth!

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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2011, 08:31:12 PM »
Hey, you came back.  Hope you are in good spirits. 

I am in the Hayward area just about every other weekend.  I also go to Barns alot which is about an hour from Duluth.

Did you get your bees last april?
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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2011, 05:47:55 PM »

If you're anywhere nearby, please drop me a line. I need all the help I can get!

I pass near South Range on my way to the Greater Oliver Metro-area.  I live a little to the east in the Coastal Lake Superior region.

Quote from: luvin honey on March 19, 2010, 12:56:43 PM
[/quote] Holy cow! This is about the 5th time I've said so this week, but the number of Wisconsinites on this forum is staggering!![/quote]

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Re: The buzz in Wisconsin
« Reply #12 on: February 10, 2011, 09:52:52 PM »
I'm heading that way next week with the family for our yearly pilgrimage to the north shore for xx-skiing and snowshoeing. Can't wait!
The pedigree of honey
Does not concern the bee;
A clover, any time, to him
Is aristocracy.
---Emily Dickinson

 

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