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A learning experience

Here’s a weird insect I found dead outside a hive. Can you identify it before you click on “Read More”?      

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Idea for spacing in top bar hive

Today I dismantled everything in my hive (as it was found to be queenless in August and my re-queening attempt didn’t work). There were perhaps two bees clinging to life, but otherwise mostly wasps. Not a huge number but they … Continue reading

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Queen cell wanted

Could anyone let me have a queen cell? My bees are queenless (discovered this afternoon) and if I could introduce a queen cell fairly quickly it might save the situation. I can come and get it!

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