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Simian
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« on: May 06, 2006, 08:09:43 PM »

Hi
I have a few hives on a hillside. The ground is not so stable and the wind really blows sometimes. I have recently had a couple of hives topple over.
Has anyone any slope experience and any simple solutions  I could use for stabilising the hives?

Simon
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Ruben
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2006, 10:34:08 PM »

You could build a bench like mine, I am on a steep hillside.

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thegolfpsycho
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Location: canyon rim, ut


« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2006, 10:44:00 PM »

Pick up a few T-bar fence posts and drive them in next to your colonys.  Throw a strap around em
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