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ONBG visit to Rosybee Nurseries, 25th June 2016

On a typical English summers day (a bit wet) 24 of us converged on Rosybee Nurseries in south Oxfordshire to learn about their research on bee-friendly plants from proprietor – and beekeeper – Rosi Rollings. Her work covers aspects not … Continue reading

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Robber bees. A telling tale of destruction and despair and surviving the winter

Hello All, After mentioning robber bees to a friend of mine in Canada she sent me a link to an interesting article. http://www.voiceofthehive.com/VotH/4_1_Voice_of_the_Hive-When_Robbers_Come_Calling.htm It is unfortunate that my bees are really not having a good time of it and are … Continue reading

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