Monthly Archives: March 2011

Woodenware

The new woodenware is here! The new woodenware is here! On a very rainy afternoon, Mike and I went and picked up the two pallets of club-ordered woodenware. Those of you with big orders (30+ pieces) should contact myself (Bob … Continue reading

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Late Packages

Due to the bad weather in CA this year, all the package producers are delaying delivery of packages by about 2-weeks. Cal at Tarboo Valley has said this will affect the delivery of our order in some fashion, but the … Continue reading

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Beekeeping 101

Class tomorrow at noon. Directions on the Meadowbrook site.

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Package Payment Reminder

There are still some of you who haven’t paid for your package orders yet. If payment is not received by 3/27 your order will will not be placed, and you’ll be without your bees.

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Ballard Beekeeping Company – SVB Deal

Ballard Beekeeping Deal! I talked with Corky last week and he has some really good deals going on right now for SVB members that you should be aware of.  Through March he is offering 10% off all woodenware. Specifically he … Continue reading

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Queens

For those wanting queens, our package supplier has offered to pick up some queens as well. (If we can put together an order of 20 or more). $20-each w/ attendants, we’ll likely source those from Oliverez as well. I’ll have … Continue reading

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Package Orders

For those that need to send in money for packages. . . We’ve run into a couple more hurdles getting the bank account set-up. So make your checks out to Leah Harrison until we get that straightened out. Send payment … Continue reading

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March Hive Calendar

On the first 55°+ F afternoon, go through hives briefly: clean hive bottom boards and clean out dead hives. Feed 1:1 sugar to water if: colonies will not otherwise make it through to the Maple flow. you want to build … Continue reading

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Introduction to Beekeeping

Late notice! Introduction to Beekeeping Saturday, March 5 2011, 1:00 Paul Lundy & Bob Combs This is a seminar on beekeeping for gardeners and hobbyists. Paul is president of the Washington State Association of Beekeepers. Bob Combs lives in North … Continue reading

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