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Beekeeping Lesson 2 with surprises at the end

Bees, they live a non-destructive yet productive lifestyle, unlike us, humans, we have a lot to learn from nature. #tumblr: fujinliow.tumblr.com #flickr: www.flickr.com

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Backyard Beekeeping Part 18: Heat Wave

The Chicagoland area has had three consecutive days at or above 100 degrees, hasn’t happened here in 65 years … since 1947. The bees are busy trying to keep cool day and night. Some nighttime activity is shown.

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Backyard Beekeeping Part 18: Heat Wave

The Chicagoland area has had three consecutive days at or above 100 degrees, hasn’t happened here in 65 years … since 1947. The bees are busy trying to keep cool day and night. Some nighttime activity is shown.

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Backyard Beekeeping Part 17: Pekoe

New bees are emerging and it’s getting hot. Time to expand the hives, add the upper deeps and remove the entrance reducers. Pekoe helps out.

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Backyard Beekeeping Part 17: Pekoe

New bees are emerging and it’s getting hot. Time to expand the hives, add the upper deeps and remove the entrance reducers. Pekoe helps out.

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Backyard Beekeeping Part 16: 2nd Season, Hiving 2 Packages of Bees

Starting the second season with 2 hives, Ursula helps out.

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Backyard Beekeeping Part 15: Building a Two Hive Stand

An inexpensive but sturdy and attractive 2 hive stand all in 4 minutes!

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Urban Beekeeping: Observation Hive, with Hive Beetles!!! Are They Corralled?

I show you some hive beetles that are in the observation hive. They are on the edge of a frame, and are enclosed in wax and propolis. I talk about the 2 ideas of them being held hostage in that … Continue reading

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mudsongs.org: 567 Days of Beekeeping Photos

mudsongs.org Here’s a little over four minutes of photos from our first 567 days of beekeeping. It’s not a “best of” collection (there are more photos of the bees than beekeeper per se), but it’s the best I could put … Continue reading

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Urban Beekeeping: Try a Back Brace! Helps When Lifting Heavy Hive Bodies/Supers!

I show you the new back brace that I got to support my back and promote good posture while beekeeping! You should get one too!

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