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How the bee was made, the bee made honey

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by MissPrissy, May 12, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Well it's a darn good life and it's kinda funny
    How the bee was made, the bee made honey
    And the honey bee lookin' for a home
    Made a honeycomb

    Then they combed the world and they gathered all
    Of the honeycomb into one sweet ball
    And the honeycomb from a million trips
    Made my baby's lips

    Oh honeycomb, won't you be my baby
    Well honeycomb be my own
    Just a hank o' hair and a piece o' bone
    made a walkin', talkin' honeycomb
    Well honeycomb won't you be my baby
    Well honeycomb be my own
    What a darn good life when you got a wife
    Like honeycomb

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    Now have you heard tell how they made a bee
    Then they tried a hand at a green, green tree
    So the tree was made, I guess you heard
    Up in, well they made a little bird

    Now they waited around 'til the end o' spring
    Savin' every note the bird did sing
    And they rolled it up into one sweet tone
    For my honeycomb

    Honeycomb, won't you be my baby
    Well honeycomb be my own
    Just a hank o' hair and a piece o' bone
    made a walkin', talkin' honeycomb
    Well honeycomb won't you be my baby
    Well honeycomb be my own
    What a darn good life when you got a wife
    Like honeycomb

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    In a little while when they made that bird
    They looked around for a little word
    Sounded sweet as turtle dove
    So they called it love

    Then they went around lookin' everywhere
    Takin' love from here, love from there
    And they stored it up in a little cart
    For my honey's heart

    Oh honeycomb, won't you be my baby
    Well honeycomb be my own
    Just a hank o' hair and a piece o' bone
    made a walkin', talkin' honeycomb
    Well honeycomb won't you be my baby
    Well honeycomb be my own
    What a darn good life when you got a wife
    Like honeycomb


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    My honeybees came today via the US mail! [​IMG]
     
  2. Cheekon

    Cheekon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    NY
    CONGRATULATIONS! [​IMG]
    It's about time you got some bees. [​IMG]
     
  3. Cheep Mama

    Cheep Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, How cool!!!
     
  4. bluebirdfarm

    bluebirdfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    hi, i am a new bee , ha ha .
    anyway , we have 15 hives and have been keeping bees for several years . i love it ! we have a little shop where we sell the honey. we live in the high allegheny mtns in west virginia and the weather is not good right now for the bees. bummer .
    i am wishing you very good sucess with your honeybees.
    way kewl.!!!!
     
  5. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    You guys are soo lucky!
    My pop had lots of hives when I was a kid, 10 behind the house were mine to do with as I saw fit. I miss going out once a week to check on my bees.

    Harvest once or twice a year, sell the honey and use the money to buy new supers, wax, racks etc... and pocket the rest.

    You get to know your bees moods, when to work them, when to back off, when they need a little help and when to re-queen.

    At first you follow the book to the letter, after a while you forget where the book is. [​IMG]

    I miss my bees.
     
  6. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Good luck with your new bee project Miss Prissy! So, what are you going to be doing next? I don't know how you do it!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Wonderful! You will love it.. Pretty soon you will be knealing down in front of the hives and talking with your girls! I have been a keeper for 12yrs-10hives and love it..We need lots more keepers...spread the word..Dixie
     
  8. 1shelby1

    1shelby1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been reading and checking out bee keeping for a while,and just last month -got bees!! It's wonderful,listening to my hens/roosters 'talk' and then watching the bees go in -go out-! What peace-in a moment of time...
    Just added another hive,and my son and I check them together. In Northbay,it's been good weather for months,so just waiting for blackberries to bloom(some have started-!) BEEEEZZ
     
  9. ncgnance

    ncgnance Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first book on beekeeping that I read started off like this: "If you work with bees, you WILL get stung..." That was enough for me. I do wish I had the nerve to keep a hive or two...Good luck.
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    We are flying by the seat of our britches here. My dh built top bar hives and we are flying blind.

    All I know is I am feeding bees and hoping they live through the year. Maybe by this time next year I'll know what I am doing.

    I read this on the papaers that came with our bees -

    "Do not remove any honey from a hive until it is completely sealed over or it will make you sick." I have no clue what they means.

    Someone?
     

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