Question for bee keepers

  • Question for bee keepers

    Posted by Tommy-Gun on April 25, 2023 at 4:03 am

    Would long sleeve gloves used for bee keeping work for picking fruit from thorny blackberry bushes? I am finding patches of blackberries and dewberries all over our property.

    I am also interested in finding an old used hive box with a few frames to set up on our property “just on case”. I am in southeast Georgia.

    Squashmania replied 4 weeks, 1 day ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • HillsideHomesteader

    Member
    April 25, 2023 at 11:46 am

    I use goatskin gloves for beekeeping. From the wrist up is lighter fabric with vent material. I would think they would work well for berries. Dependon conditions, you may find a long sleeve shirt along with the gloves may help due to thelighter cuff material on the gloves

    • Squashmania

      Member
      February 4, 2024 at 10:37 pm

      Sounds like we have the same gloves. I agree.

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