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Offline mblaydoe

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New member, new bee keeper in MD
« on: March 23, 2012, 10:29:17 PM »
Our church is just getting started in bee keeping. Starting slow with two hives, got the hives anxiously awaiting the bees. Our pastor wants to keep it all natural. We are going with smaller bees and staying away from chemicals. We will see how it goes. Looking forward to learning from you all.

Marc in MD

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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2012, 11:30:14 PM »
Welcome to Beemaster forums.
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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2012, 01:22:28 AM »

Hi Marc

Welcome to the forum.  There is alot of things here to read and learn from.  You may want to see if there is a local bee club.  Any questions people here will try to help with an answer.  Good luck with your bees.

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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2012, 09:24:53 AM »
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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2012, 01:26:11 PM »
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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2012, 11:08:12 PM »
Welcome to the forum.  Great place to learn.

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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2012, 02:36:33 AM »
Welcome to the forum.  There are a bunch of friendly, knowledgeable and helpful people here.  I'm sure you will enjoy it here and learn a bunch in the process.

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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2012, 08:30:39 AM »
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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2012, 12:10:46 PM »
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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2012, 12:22:53 PM »
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Re: New member, new bee keeper in MD
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2012, 07:56:21 PM »
Thank you for the warm welcome. We have our two hives set up and packages installed. Made sure the queens were out of their cages today–they are! Lots of lovely new comb and I am pretty sure I saw eggs already. I think we are off to a good start.

We are using "small bees" (4.9) from a supplier in Tennessee. We are hoping that might help cut down on Varroa and Tracheal Mites. They seem pretty docile so far, and very active. I can see how this can be addictive.