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Month: April 2016

Bee Inspection #4 (or what to do after watching Ep 1 of Game of Thrones Season 5)

Bee Inspection #4 (or what to do after watching Ep 1 of Game of Thrones Season 5)

It was a beautiful day where I live, so I decided to do my latest hive inspection this afternoon – as Autumn is well underway and you can sense Winter is approaching I am starting to read up as much as I can on preparing the hive for winter.      There is so much advice on how to prepare your hives for winter – mainly when you have supers going, and several hives, it’s all about reducing the amount…

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The Meditation

The Meditation

If only I was home during daylight more often.   I could sit and watch the fulfilled daily life of bees forever.   Until you have honey bees it’s hard to understand how fascinating and peaceful it is to sit there and just watch the comings and goings.  It’s been one of the true surprises for me since I started.  This slow motion video shows some activity at my hive – early on you see the pollen being brought in,…

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