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April Tips

Aaaaah, April! My fantasy is that older bees have been telling fantastic stories all winter to their younger kin about vast clouds of white plum and apple blossoms and fields of golden dandelions to...

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March Tips

A monthly offering of useful hints for Pacific Northwest beekeepers This March came in like a lion, roaring with ferocious winds along the coasts and new snow on the mountains. Nonetheless, the...

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February Tips

A monthly offering of useful hints for Pacific Northwest beekeepers In February, the weather in our Puget Sound area remains wintry, and honey bees are still clustered in their hives. If workers...

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January Tips

A monthly offering of useful hints for beekeepers In January, the bees are snug in their hive, with the queen at the center of the warming cluster. There are no drones, typically no brood and the...