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  Topic: the Flow Hive
johnshadows

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PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2015 11:09 pm   Subject: the Flow Hive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbMV9qYIXqM
  Topic: Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing
johnshadows

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PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:56 pm   Subject: Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing
Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dY7iATJVCso
  Topic: Honey bees in ultra slow motion
johnshadows

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PostForum: TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:53 pm   Subject: Honey bees in ultra slow motion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcU-i7j0uYs
  Topic: Bees and horses
johnshadows

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:42 am   Subject: Re: ...i hate tree-haters too.
Few realize, how vital the trees are in feeding the web of life that makes everything that we are possible.

I agree!
  Topic: Bees and horses
johnshadows

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 7:35 pm   Subject: Bees and horses
I good solution to this situation is to plant some wind breaker trees so that bees can't go over to the other side or plant hedge around.

He did poison my trees in the past ( lime tree, weeping wil ...
  Topic: Bees and horses
johnshadows

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2014 6:17 pm   Subject: Re: Bees and horses
So, I suggest trying to make your hives as inconspicuous as you can in order not to draw attention from your neighbours!

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That's ...
  Topic: Bees and horses
johnshadows

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2014 6:15 pm   Subject: Bees and horses
Hedges around the hive...
A good tip mocko. Idea
  Topic: Bees and horses
johnshadows

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:42 am   Subject: Bees and horses
I'm very glad to read this.
The only problem will be my neighbour himself, not the horses. Wink
He will certainly try something out... We'll see.
  Topic: Bees and horses
johnshadows

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Sun Nov 02, 2014 1:35 pm   Subject: Bees and horses
Hey Barbara, thank you for your answer.
You are allowed to have your hive near the backdoor...
We are not, by the law.
In my country the law says I have to stay away 20 meters from my neighbours do ...
  Topic: Bees and horses
johnshadows

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:30 pm   Subject: Bees and horses
I really want to start with beekeeping, the natural way.
Now I live in a place where we live close to our neighbours.
The beehive will be placed 100 meters from our door, and about 120 meters from o ...
 
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