BeeMania – May 2018 – Colin Rees

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What a roller-coaster of a month April has been! One minute, snow and freezing weather – the next, summer-hot days as if the snow had never happened! Needless to say, apart from being confusing for […]

BeeMania – April 2018 – Colin Rees

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So after the cold, the wet! Everywhere in our garden is like a quagmire. It’s been impossible to do much gardening so far this winter because it’s either been too cold or too wet. The […]

BeeMania – March 2018 – Colin Rees

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Hallelujah! Winter has arrived! Am I the only one both welcoming yet cursing the cold weather? These easterly winds are so cutting, there’s no escaping them, yet I’m hoping they are just what the bees […]

BeeMania – December 2017 – Colin Rees

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Well, winter is a-coming in! We’ve had some cold days and even colder nights recently, giving us a taste for what is promised for the first weekend in December. Normally, we get away with it […]

BeeMania – November 2017 – Colin Rees

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I make no apologies for starting this month’s blog with an update on the Asian Hornet. The good news is that the sighting at a Plymouth apiary has not been confirmed and no further evidence […]

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 […]

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