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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]

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Bee Blobs – End of Year 2013

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Happy New Year and let’s hope for another great beekeeping year!
In case you need it here is a Hangover Recipe!
6 oz honey
4 fl oz grapefruit [Read More]

Bee Blogs – December 2013

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All is quiet in the apiary – although the bees were flying quite hard in the last week of November. The ivy was still producing [Read More]

Bee Blog – November 2013

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What a wonderful autumn! The smell of ivy in full flower is, for me, so distinctive of this time of year. A lot of people [Read More]