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Red and Beige pollen

Last Friday (3/18/2016) I visited 3 hives. While there I took a walk to see if I could find bees working the Purple dead-nettle (Lamium purpureum). I had observed bees entering hives with RED pollen and thought it was from the Nettle. … Continue reading

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I was at a stop light on Main Street in Richmond, Indiana on 3/20/2016. As you can see the Magnolias are just beginning to bloom here. If you’re not ready for your beekeeping year to begin you had better get busy. … Continue reading

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Maple Trees are Blooming……..

I was at a mentor beekeepers house for a visit on 2/3/2012.  We took a look at his hives to see if bees were flying.  The high that day was 54F.  We have had unseasonably warm weather here in Eastern … Continue reading

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