Bee Blogs – June 2014

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This is the business end of the beekeeping year or at least that is how I think of it! All ones work through the year is [Read More]

Bee Blogs – May 2014

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It is June already. My bees seem a bit behind. I have felt over the last month that they were just not themselves or flying [Read More]

Bee Blogs – April 2014

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Introduction
May marks the start of the spring honey flow from sources such as sycamore, horse chestnut, bluebell, fruit trees. To benefit from this flow colonies [Read More]

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Bee Blogs – March 2014

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This year I opened my hives at least two months earlier than last year. The fine, warm weather made this possible. But I was also [Read More]

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Bee Blogs – February 2014

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I feel a great sense of anticipation as the bees become more and more active. They are out flying at any chance they get and [Read More]

Bee Blogs – January 2014

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Humans share 60% of their DNA with honey bees, 99% with apes and 25% with bananas!
I began writing this when the weather was benign. Since [Read More]