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by chardyboy
Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Bee Stock for Top Bar Hive
Replies: 11
Views: 1695

Re: Bee Stock for Top Bar Hive

Well I got back from holiday and opened the TBH and there was absolutely no sign of the bees. I squirted some more lemongrass oil in and around the hive in the hope that there are still some swarms looking for a nice home. With regards to the beeswax on the inside of the hive.....should I be smother...
by chardyboy
Tue May 26, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Bee Stock for Top Bar Hive
Replies: 11
Views: 1695

Re: Bee Stock for Top Bar Hive

Hi everyone, I can certainly say that this is not just an Essex bias, I've had similar experiences. The biobees.com is a very good source of info., and I also found this a very good site: http://www.cornwallhoney.com/top-bar-bee-hive.html I mailed them with some questions as a maker and seller of TB...
by chardyboy
Fri Sep 26, 2008 10:24 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 ways to get rid of slugs
Replies: 167
Views: 140633

Re: 101 ways to get rid of slugs

Slug Kebabs? I take a wooden skewer and skew as many slugs as I can, before the weight gets too much, then plant them in the border. The flies love them, and within a couple of days, the slugs have disintegrated and you can reuse the skewer. If you skewer a snail before a slug, the liquid a snail em...

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