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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    At last, something practical from the state law makers! :thumb: http://www.creighton.senate.state.tx.us/pr15/p051915a.htm Texas State Senate Bill 1766 passed. AUSTIN — Today, Senate Bill 1766 passed the Texas Legislature. This bill exempts small scale and beekeeping hobbyists who annually...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hubby knows I want to get into it, and he found a thing called Honey Flow http://www.honeyflow.com/ I am sure it's expensive, and I'm not sure if they are selling the plans or the whole thing. So what's your opinion?
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Any Bee Keepers out there? My father and I are talking back and forth about it and are wondering if its worth the investment. Not only for the honey but for the bees ability to spread pollen and make our wild or grown plants better. Any recommendations?
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Can any of you fine members, school me on the best or simplest way to filter honey ? I have a gallon jug that the kids left the lid off of and the ants got in it :mad: A bunch of very tiny ants
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I've recently completed a course on bee keeping provided by a master bee keeper. I originally wanted to see if I would be a good fit for it and if my property would be a good fit for them. After the course I have fallen in love with the idea. I'm so excited to start my hives this year and...
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Last night I received my "Back to basics homesteading book" and was glancing through it and came upon a section about keeping bees. Fresh honey, free wax, good for my garden and plants, yea I'm in! Pretty much decided right then and there I'd give bee keeping a try, which is funny since I am...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I know there are folks in here who keep bees... The wife and I want to get started. Could someone point me to a good thread or sticky on the subject? Thanks!
  8. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    for those who have worked with bee hives. i am looking into doing something maybe next summer. are there any books you would recommend? i would be interested in getting to know more about doing this.
  9. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I've been knocking around the idea of setting up a beehive. I've got the room to put it 400 feet from any of my buildings but was wondering about a couple of things, what would happen if I mowed near the hive, are they going to get mad and come after me? Also the area I'm talking about is damp...
  10. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Last few years we have been trying to start a couple of projects in order to learn and ;;maybe ,provide a valuable a new survival tool .Well this year we were undecided as to something ;we; both wanted to do.My GF has been wanting to get into bee keeping ,but as I am allergic to wasp/hornet...
  11. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I would like to start bee keeping, never done it before. anyone got any advice to get started. Will spring be the best time? Just want to know what to do, alot of info on the internet, and just getting more confused as i read on. thanks
  12. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I wondered if anyone here had any experience with bee keeping? It's an idea our little group has been tossing around... but we don't know much about what's involved and what is needed to do it. any advice/ pointing towards good books and resources would be great! especially for me and my...
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