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A queen is born

A queen is born

Perhaps it was only the beginner’s luck, but last year we had three bee swarms that all came directly to a six frame hive that we had placed outside to attract them. This year we thought we were well prepared with our three polystyrene hives to attract any new swarms. Swarm fever seems to have … Continue reading

Honey Bees

Honey Bees

It was all the fault of our beekeeper friend Michel who had me hooked on bees.   Every time he visited our garden, he kept telling me: ‘There, you can place a hive…. and over there another….in fact you have room for several hives near the river and just outside the wooded area.’ In January we bought … Continue reading