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Shortage of Mayflowers

Snow from the cottonwoods tells me we are “between blooms”. The dandelion, maple, apple & other early spring flowers are all gone, while the summer buds haven’t opened yet. Continue reading

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Feeding bees honey, not sugar syrup

I have a strong opinion the best food for bees is honey or pollen they have collected themselves, and so I am reluctant to feed my bees cane sugar. Continue reading

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