Posts Tagged “life cycles”

We sow the seed, nature grows the seed, then we eat the seed

By | July 30, 2012

I’m 2 weeks into owning my own hive, and things are going great guns. The weather turned nice virtually the day I received the small 5 frame nucleus, and the bees have been getting out on the warm, dry, still days and collecting pollen, and nectar. At this time of year, the queen would normally […]

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Rua tekau – tumeke!

By | May 7, 2012

The Rua Tekau hive at East Surrey Bees have been inside their new home for a week now,┬álocked in due to the poor weather. Its a 50,000 strong colony which has been placed onto new foundation comb, so there are no hexagonal cells for them to store eggs or larvae, nectar or pollen, or honey. […]

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