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  Topic: Newbie to beekeeping, tbh in sydney
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PostForum: Local Groups and Mentors, AUS and NZ   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:45 am   Subject: Newbie to beekeeping, tbh in sydney
Thank you so much J Smith, the idea of building in situ is great (I would have struggled to get it up the hill).
I'll experiment with mud too. Great sense again.
Meanwhile off to do some reading int ...
  Topic: Newbie to beekeeping, tbh in sydney
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PostForum: Local Groups and Mentors, AUS and NZ   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:33 am   Subject: Newbie to beekeeping, tbh in sydney
Hi J Smith,
thanks for the kind info.

I have to admit, I'm very worried about heat. 46C two years ago was frightening. I nearly got in the car and drove across the Tasman. (Went to The Hobbit inst ...
  Topic: Newbie to beekeeping, tbh in sydney
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PostForum: Local Groups and Mentors, AUS and NZ   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:31 pm   Subject: Newbie to beekeeping, tbh in sydney
Hi Stephanie,
it's lovely to know someone not far away is doing TBH as well... (Though I'm a long way behind you... And not very crafty with wood, so it's going to be, er, interesting.)

Aren't the ...
  Topic: Newbie to beekeeping, tbh in sydney
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PostForum: Local Groups and Mentors, AUS and NZ   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:00 am   Subject: Newbie to beekeeping, tbh in sydney
Hi Stephanie,

I'm researching building a hive in Central Coast, so not all that far from you... Just wanted to put up a hand and say 'hi'!

Unfortunately I'm still at the reading stage, so I can' ...
 
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