April 2013 archive

Working with the survivors

Many I fear will have this problem as I do, that of very small survivors hanging on grimly. So what can be done to support the weak ones?

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At long long last it begins.

Yesterday April 6th, I visited my apiary and at long last the bees were actually flying. No sign of pollen arriving but I had the most cursory of looks as I was there to see what has survived this long and lethal winter.    Yes I have had losses, no surprise there then. The reality is that …

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