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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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Beehive update

You don’t see many photos of hives in autumn. Winter hives with snow piled on top and around are common, but autumn, not really. Here’s my public service photo to right that wrong: The bees got wrapped up and insulated … Continue reading

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