Half Year Beekeeper.

by Roy
(Lancashire UK.)

Hi Folks
I got my small colony last year, in late summer so had no honey as yet. Fingers & everything crossed for this year.

Now the very small colony after winter deaths, are picking up a bit and hopefully a lot more sooner than later.

I'd like to know, how other beekeepers in urban areas like me, do with their bees. Do they get enough nectar & pollen, for their stores.

I'm getting number two colony in a few weeks time, then I should if the weather picks up, get a honey flow this year.

Then next year multiply my hives, or at least have some spare nucs, for up & coming beekeepers for future years of beekeeping. Within the area I live which is Tameside near Manchester.

Happy Beekeeping to all who reads.


Roy (The Beekeeper).

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Apr 04, 2013
surviving neonics
by: Bee man

This spring when plantings starts, both corn and slya beans watch for dying bees. They will be buzzing around on their back unable to fly. Collect samples in a clean jar with about a 100+ bees. Call your inspector and have them analyzed. These are some good sites to see the problem







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