March 2014 archive

Video: Assembling a Swienty Poly Brood Box


March willow close by the apiary.

  I was intrigued to see yellow pollen arriving at the hive doors and a short walk gave the answer. Some 500 yds away round the tree line were some 20+ willow trees, some in pollen and others going over and yet others about to open up so a first class source. I have included …

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Starvation Danger

The NBU has put out an email warning of starvation danger as I have been posting for over three weeks now. Please be aware that a heavy colony may have mostly Ivy honey and in reality not that much they can use. Conversely they may be very light of stores and so needing fed. If …

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