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Springtime inspection – a few questions

Well – at last my bees seem busy and active having survived the miserable wet winter. I have a couple of beginners questions  Should I remove the mouse guard now – will it inhibit swarming for example ? the bees … Continue reading

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To smoke or not to smoke !

I opened up my hive for just the second time this morning. I had my first swam – a cast – around 6 weeks ago. All looked fine through the windows – lots of comb being built & no slowdown … Continue reading

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