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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Making a Candy Board for Winter Feeding

On Cape Cod where I keep my bees, its cold in the winter, with temperatures dipping below freezing in December, and not rising above that until March. If your bees have tons of honey, they may make it though the winter, but if they¬†don’t, you need to feed them. There are no alternatives. Most beekeepers, … Continue reading »

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Last Hive Standing

And doing¬†amazingly well. I checked on the hive I combined from two into one last fall, and after the multiple storms we’ve had this year, they’re alive and kicking. I opened the top cover, and found, much to my surprise, that they were flowing out of the inner cover hole. A quick peek under the … Continue reading »

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