The new pic was taken on Thursday 15th May in my garden using macro focus and the bee was very obliging, posing nicely as she flitted amongst the blossoms. I can happily say that today the bush is alive with bumble bees most of which are residing in our roof. Bless them. 🙂 My beloved …
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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 …
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 …