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Rain, rain, go away…

…come again after I’ve done with moving my bees about. So, this weather we have been having, argh. On Monday I managed to get a weather window; just warm enough to have a look at the bees. I opened the… (READ MORE)

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Help me name my bee hives and WIN !

So, Its been a while now, well, pretty much a year since I started beekeeping with actual bees, and I still have not named my hives properly. They started out named after the colour of their lids, yellow, blue and… (READ MORE)

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First hive clean and move – part 2

After a while of faffing about, it warmed up and the bees were starting to move about so I decided to get on with it. My plan of attack (hmm poor phrase maybe) was to open the hive, inspect through… (READ MORE)

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Still life…

Well the yellow hive was still today… but ‘life’ unfortunately wasn’t a feature. I went to check the hive seeing as how we have had 4? of snow. I removed the mouse guard and went to empty the entrance. There… (READ MORE)

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Tyrolean Bee Chalet

So, I’ve looked on at gabled roofs of bee hives for some time, thinking how much they improve the look of a standard bee hive away from a ‘wooden box on a stand, to something that might look a bit… (READ MORE)

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Woodpecker cage version 1

So, now I’ve introduced you to the 2nd version that I built earlier today, I should probably go over its predecessor. The concept of a woodpecker cage is to try to prevent them attacking beehives. As shown in this example… (READ MORE)

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Caged bees

piece of metal mesh over bee entrance with a couple of bees climbing out caged door Oh the fun with mouse-guards and the weather. The weather has been so strange recently, I put mouse-guards on about 6-8 weeks ago, thinking… (READ MORE)

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Woodpecker cage version 2

Well on balance, Small I wholesale jerseys think the Bayan first one looked better and White was much easier to make. This one looks more secure from Her?ey attack, but I wholesale NFL jerseys don’t think it is. But, it… (READ MORE)

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Starting Small

So what’s the plan, Stan? I’m going to build up this blog both going forward post from now and cheap nba jerseys publishing old posts that Of have wholesale jerseys sat in the background waiting to be written, some of… (READ MORE)

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