Early flowers are coming early

 Still wood anemones are beautiful and giving pollen, though bees are now more interested in other sources. This is an early season, really. And beautiful….

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Salix is valuable

  Salix has many species around the world that are important for our pollinators in spring. Rich in nectar and valuable pollen. Willow trees have…

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Tussilago farfara

Second day checking for increase after winter I now came to some apiaries inside my Elgon area and almost all colonies needed a super above…

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First increase, the first apiary

A couple of days ago I started for the new season, to check colonies for need of food and for increase of space for bees…

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Colony 47

Colony 47 is a remarkable colony. It started as a walkaway split last year. From colony 236. It is placed in apiary 4 as colony…

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Clover, fertilizers and bees

In Wanganui Chronicles in New Zealand April 14 there’s an article by Rachel Rose titled Bees play vital role in food chain. In New Zealand…

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