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Gearing up for a great season

During these extremely cold spells, I’ve been able to stay bee-focused by collecting materials for bee school. I used to say ‘beginning beekeeping class,’ but ‘bee school’ is much easier (and faster). Equipping my students with information is the goal. … Continue reading

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New season coming for bees

I get frequent questions about what the bees do in winter. Honey bees don’t hibernate. They eat. They move around. They form a cluster that gets tighter with colder temperatures and looser with warmer temperatures. The queen is at the … Continue reading

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