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Offline wouldliketobee

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Found a new bee magnet.
« on: May 12, 2013, 07:47:26 PM »
Ever since my smoker came back to life in the back of my truck when I thought it was out, I now dump the contents into a bucket near my bee yard and douce with water , I use hickory / wood pellets and pine needles. I've  noticed bees all over this substance in the bucket wet or dry, I wonder what they like about it? Charcoal? Burnt sap?   

Offline Michael Bush

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Re: Found a new bee magnet.
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2013, 09:47:22 AM »
Minerals?  Sodium Hydroxide?
Michael Bush
My website:  bushfarms.com/bees.htm en espanol: bushfarms.com/es_bees.htm
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