BeeMania – October 2017 – Colin Rees

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You may recall that in a previous report I told you about an Asian Hornet’s nest spotted in Tetbury, Gloucestershire last September. This nest was killed and the contents analysed to try to ascertain whether […]

BeeMania – July 2017 – Colin Rees

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Well, what a few weeks these have been! As I said last month, I had been dealing with a lot of swarm calls, diverting them mainly to other beekeepers across Cornwall depending on locality, but […]

BeeMania – May 2017 – Colin Rees

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The weather over the past two weeks has been a lot warmer when the sun was shining, but out of the sun’s rays the easterly and north easterly winds dropped the temperatures considerably. We had […]

BeeMania – March 2017 – Colin Rees

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Much the same situation with the bees this month as last – flying on the warmer, calmer days, but confined to barracks most of the time. However, the sugar candy/fondant I have been placing over […]

Bee-Mania – January 2017 – Colin Rees

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There’s not a lot to report this month, as December is perhaps the quietest month in the beekeeping calendar. There are few flowers or plants in bloom, let alone any yielding nectar, which, coupled with […]

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