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 […]

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 […]

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