When are the bees coming?

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michelle
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When are the bees coming?

Post by michelle » Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:44 am

Hey, I must not have written this down. Can anyone tell me when the bees are coming?

Also, I have a mini-van and frankly admit that I am terrified of putting them in the car with me. Any suggestions?

Michelle

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Re: When are the bees coming?

Post by Wally » Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:06 pm

Coming Apr. 2nd, to be handed out Sunday, Apr. 3rd. Relax, when you see them, you won't be scared any more. They are very well contained. Even the post office and UPS delivers them.

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Re: When are the bees coming?

Post by ski » Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:02 pm

If its a sunny day you may want to put the air conditioner on to keep the bees cool. No it doesn't help with any fears but it may help the bad feelings you would have if they were dying when you got home.
Just some thoughts.

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Re: When are the bees coming?

Post by Doug Shaw » Fri Mar 18, 2011 2:46 pm

Have carried many packages inside the vehicles and even a full hive from Wally last year. Some may be flying around the back window but will not bother you. It is a very fun adventure. No need to fret.

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Re: When are the bees coming?

Post by p51d » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:54 pm

The first couple of years as a new-bee several of us would order and drive together to Brushy Mountain. We must have had eight or ten packages in a Durango with us. The loose bees generally head to the windows and we had no issue.

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Re: When are the bees coming?

Post by Zulu » Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:55 pm

So Michelle - how did it go??

Are the bees safely in new hives?

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