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by jdaun1
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Local suppliers for nucs/packages?
Replies: 1
Views: 4172

Local suppliers for nucs/packages?

I'm new to the Boulder area, and late to the game this year. Planning to start 2-3 hives this spring. I have locations but need bees. Looking for a list of reputable local suppliers for nucs and packages. I understand that many suppliers may be sold out by now, so far I've found Dakota Bees in Wheat...
by jdaun1
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Seeking location to host 2 hives near Boulder
Replies: 1
Views: 3024

Seeking location to host 2 hives near Boulder

My name is Jesse, I've been beekeeping for 7 years. I gave away my hives when I moved from MN to Boulder in June 2016 ... I'm now looking to start up beekeeping again this spring, and seeking a location to host 2 hives in the greater Boulder area. If you (or anyone you know with a good location!) is...
by jdaun1
Sun Mar 20, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Room for hives?
Replies: 1
Views: 4446

Room for hives?

My name is Jesse, I've been beekeeping for 7 years, and I'm moving to the Boulder/Longmont area in early June. Trying to line up a good home for a couple beehives in advance of my move. If you (or anyone you know with a good location!) is interested in hosting a couple hives, please let me know. Tha...
by jdaun1
Sun Mar 20, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Room for hives?
Replies: 0
Views: 3354

Room for hives?

My name is Jesse, I've been beekeeping for 7 years, and I'm moving to the Boulder/Longmont area in early June. Trying to line up a good home for a couple beehives in advance of my move. If you (or anyone you know with a good location!) is interested in hosting a couple hives, please let me know. Tha...
by jdaun1
Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: What does a season of beekeeping look like in Boulder area?
Replies: 3
Views: 7304

Re: What does a season of beekeeping look like in Boulder ar

Thank for the info, I appreciate it. You've convinced me that starting new hives in late May would be too late. Also convinced me that spring weather can be highly variable :) How about relocating over-wintered hives from MN to CO in late May/early June - ok idea? bad idea? Any special consideration...
by jdaun1
Thu Feb 11, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: What does a season of beekeeping look like in Boulder area?
Replies: 3
Views: 7304

What does a season of beekeeping look like in Boulder area?

I'm a 6 yr hobby beekeeper in Minneapolis, with plans to move to Boulder area in late spring, probably late May. In my area in MN, the timing of beekeeping events look something like this: hive package bees between mid-late April feed packages through mid-May, when first nectar becomes available (us...