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Help needed - New Beek with nuc that didn't grow very much over the summer... 2 Replies

Hi There!This year I got my very first hive of bees! I purchased a nuc of bees with a 2019 queen that looked very healthy and happy. Unfortunately, they really struggled to expand, and my 4 frame nuc has only expanded to become a 5 frame nuc... I'm…Continue

Started by Emily Schmick in How to Start Beekeeping in Albuquerque. Last reply by Emily Schmick on Wednesday.

2019 Apiary Tour - Open to all - and apology to those who did not already know that 5 Replies

My name is Brittany Gaume and I volunteered this year to be on the committee that organizes the Apiary Tour. You might recognize me from the ABQ Beeks meeting. If I haven't gotten a chance to get to know you yet, I really look forward to doing so in…Continue

Tags: Tour, Apiary

Started by Brittany Gaume in Hives + Bees. Last reply by James C Handley Sep 13.

Orchard in Los Lunas interested in hosting hives

The owner of a 2.5 acre orchard (~165 trees) in Los Lunas is interested in hosting one or more hives on their property to improve their pollination. They want the hives to be maintained by the beekeeper. If you are interested or have questions,…Continue

Started by Ken Reese in Swarms Sep 13.

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Started by Conrad Sarvis in How to Start Beekeeping in Albuquerque Sep 11.

Anybody need a bee vacuum?

I have a really nice bee vacuum.  Probably used twice.  $300 new.  I value it at about $175.  I would like to trade for beekeeping gear.  I really need deeps, top covers and bottom boards.  Would take new frames as well.  Make offer.  Please text at…Continue

Started by Bob Upshaw in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer Sep 3.

Free seeds and starts

I have lovely purple penstemon seeds and some Jupiters Beard starts.  You can come by with a few small pots and we can dig up the Jupiters Beard.  And I can put seeds in envelopes and we can meet somewhere for me to give them to you.  They both…Continue

Started by Kate Hollander in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer Sep 1.

Virgin Queens for Sale

Hello,I have virgin queens for sale. Emergence date 08/30/2019.They are marked, come with three workers, queen candy and cage.1-4: $20 each5-10: $16 each11 or more: $12 eachCall Ryan if interested: 505-796-2244Continue

Tags: for, sale, bee, bees, queens

Started by Ryan Kowal in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer Aug 31.

So You Wanna See Bees? 3 Replies

Hi everyone, Old and New!The ABQ Beeks are holding their annual Apiary and Pollinator Tour this September 28!Continue

Started by Birdie J in News + Announcements. Last reply by Birdie J Aug 25.

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Topbar hive users.

This group is for people who are interested in learning more about topbar beekeeping.See More
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September Mentorship at Open Space Visitor Center at Open Space Visitor Center

September 28, 2019 from 9am to 11am
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Emily Schmick replied to Emily Schmick's discussion Help needed - New Beek with nuc that didn't grow very much over the summer...
"Thanks Justin! Appreciate the help. It's promising to hear that a nuc can make it through the…"
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Justin Armstrong replied to Emily Schmick's discussion Help needed - New Beek with nuc that didn't grow very much over the summer...
"Hello Emily,  we have just as much luck over wintering nucs as we do 1 and 2 stack…"
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Help needed - New Beek with nuc that didn't grow very much over the summer...

Hi There!This year I got my very first hive of bees! I purchased a nuc of bees with a 2019 queen…See More
Sep 15
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Nuc didn't expand to other frames - need more bees!

Hi There!This year I got my very first hive of bees! I purchased a nuc of bees with a 2019 queen…See More
Sep 15

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