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George Imirie's PINK PAGES

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George W. Imirie Jr. was a lifelong beekeeper and founder of the Montgomery County (MD) Beekeepers Association. Over a decade or more, George wrote and published detailed articles about beekeeping which he titled "Pink Pages." These articles contain broad and deep wisdom about bees and beekeeping, along with George's rather strong opinions and spicy rhetoric. I believe this is the most complete archive of Pink Pages on the internet. Material was sourced from original Pink Pages scans, George's Pink Pages website, and elsewhere on the internet. In addition to the articles, I have compiled multiple indexes facilitating easy access to George's wealth of beekeeping knowledge. I hope you enjoy this archive. Please see the About This Project page for additional information.

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2005 - Education ????? of BeeKeepers!  (xhtml validated)
2004 - New Year Resolutions  (xhtml validated)
2003 - Will Your Bees Be Ready For The Spring Nectar Flow?  (xhtml validated)
2002 - Starting The Year Right  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - Special Paper for Tennessee Beekeepers  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - Start the New Year Right  (indexed & formatted)
2000 - January Projects  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Are your bees ALIVE?  (xhtml validated)
1998 - Having Your Cake and Eating It Too - Think-Learn-Enjoy  (xhtml validated)


2005 - It is FEBRUARY and COLD - Are your bees ALIVE?  (indexed & formatted)
2004 - Are Your Bees Alive?  (indexed & formatted)
2003 - Feeding Bees: What, When, Why & HOW   (xhtml validated)
2002 - Major Honey Crop or Dead Bees  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - Spring is Near  (indexed & formatted)
2000 - New Mite Treatments  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Getting Ready For Spring  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Special Edition - The Small Hive Beetle  (xhtml validated)
1998 - Having Your Cake and Eating It Too Part II  (xhtml validated)


2005 - Seriously, How Much Do You Know About SWARMING?  (xhtml validated)
2004 - In Maryland, MARCH is a VERY IMPORTANT Month...  (xhtml validated)
2003 - How Much Do You Really Know About Swarming?  (indexed & formatted)
2002 - A Magic Bullet  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - How Much Do You Know About Feeding?  (xhtml validated)
2000 - Using Powdered Sugar to Detect Varroa Mites  (xhtml validated)
1999 - How Good Is Your Swarming Knowledge?  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Retard Swarming By Making A Split  (xhtml validated)


2005 - When? How Many? Which Foundation? Size?  (indexed & formatted)
2004 - Beekeepers' Duties  (indexed & formatted)
2003 - Cocked and Ready  (indexed & formatted)
2002 - Supering, Swarming, and Splitting  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - Special - Are Chemicals Past History?  (xhtml validated)
2001 - Are You Ready For The Nectar Flow?  (xhtml validated)
2000 - Supering  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Supering  (xhtml validated)


2004 - Swarming disaster  (indexed & formatted)
2003 - The Dos and Don'ts of Harvesting Honey  (indexed & formatted)
2002 - Top or Bottom Supering  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - The GOOD and BAD of Swarms  (indexed & formatted)
2000 - Nectar Flow Must-Do Items  (xhtml validated)
2000? - Source of Information  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Colony Management during May Nectar Flow  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Special - Concern About Swarming  (xhtml validated)


2004 - Harvesting Honey  (indexed & formatted)
2003 - Care for Honey  (indexed & formatted)
2002 - Do You Requeen?  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - Proper Time and Techniques of Harvesting Honey  (xhtml validated)
2000 - Harvesting Honey  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Finishing Out Supers  (xhtml validated)
1999? - Upgrade from a beeHAVER to a beeKEEPER  (xhtml validated)


2004 - Where Is The Honey  (indexed & formatted)
2003 - Nasty Letter to Montgomery County Members  (indexed & formatted)
2002 - The Show is Over - What's Next?  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - ANTICIPATION, NOT REACTION   (xhtml validated)
2000 - Managing Your Bees For the Next 9 Months  (xhtml validated)
2000 - EAS Master Beekeeper Creator and Founder Dead  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Can You Think Like a Bee?  (xhtml validated)
1999? - Varroa Kills in July  (xhtml validated)


2002 - Will your Bees be Alive next Spring?  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - Beekeeper Burnout  (xhtml validated)
2000 - What Do You Know About Queens?  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Proper Use of the Imirie Shim  (indexed & formatted)
1999? - Robbing And Being MAD Go Together  (xhtml validated)


2004 - September Is A Very Important Month!  (xhtml validated)
2003 - The Good, the Bad, the Nasty, and ME!  (xhtml validated)
2002 - What About Wax Moths  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - ALIVE or DEAD NEXT SPRING?   (xhtml validated)
2000 - Healthy Bees or Sick Bees  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Preparations for Winter  (xhtml validated)
1998 - How old is your Queen?  (xhtml validated)


2004 - Will your bees make it into Spring 05?  (xhtml validated)
2003 - Are Your BEES Ready For WINTER?  (xhtml validated)
2002 - "Correct" Bees for April-May Nectar Flow   (xhtml validated)
2001 - Terror Time For Bees  (xhtml validated)
2000 - Bee Management in October  (xhtml validated)
1999 - My Thoughts about Bee Diseases, Mites, and Pests  (xhtml validated)
1997 - IMPORTANCE OF A WINTER UPPER ENTRANCE   (xhtml validated)


2004 - U.S. Honeybees Need Your Care  (indexed & formatted)
2003 - TIMING is so Very Important   (xhtml validated)
2001 - Answers to Repeated Questions  (xhtml validated)
2000 - Hygenic Behavior  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Pheromones  (xhtml validated)
NEW 2023! 1998 - Important Items, Commonly Misunderstood (Scan only - will be converted/uploaded when time permits)
NEW 2023! 1995 - Very Basic Numbers That You Should Thoroughly Understand In Order To Produce An Extra Large Honey Crop From Each Colony!   (xhtml validated)


2003 - HAPPY HOLIDAYS  (xhtml validated)
2002 - Queens Queens Queens  (indexed & formatted)
2001 - What will be Important in 2002?  (xhtml validated)
2000 - History of Honeybees  (xhtml validated)
1999 - More Honey and More Gentle Bees  (xhtml validated)


Short Course  (indexed & formatted)
2000 - Planning for your Vacation  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Report on 1999 EAS Meeting in Tennessee  (xhtml validated)
1999 - Optimizing Honey Production - ABF Workshop  (xhtml validated)
1998 - Why Mark a Queen?  (xhtml validated)
Anthropomorphic  (xhtml validated)
Bee Behavior  (xhtml validated)
Bee Stings  (xhtml validated)
Important Events  (xhtml validated)
Feeding Methods and Safeguards  (xhtml validated)
Foundation Is Not Drawn Comb  (xhtml validated)
Imirie Requeening Method  (xhtml validated)
Inspect Your Bees When There Is Snow  (xhtml validated)
Keeping your bees Alive  (xhtml validated)
Lousy Queens!  (xhtml validated)
Montgomery County Fair Participation  (xhtml validated)
Outlook For My Voice  (xhtml validated)
Queen Introduction Problems  (xhtml validated)
Ready Or Not It's Swarm Season  (xhtml validated)
Testing For Varroa Mites  (xhtml validated)
The Best Bee  (xhtml validated)
Upper Entrances  (xhtml validated)
Drawing Foundation and Proper Supering  (xhtml validated)