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February in the Beeyard

February 5, 2020

What are the bees doing:

-- Early season swarming occurs (warm days)

-- Pollen coming in from winter-bloomers like wild mustard

 

Beekeeper tasks:

-- Keep checking your hives for food stores

-- Feed bees in light hives (not heavy)

--Feed 60/40 (water/sugar) for broad build

-- Set out swarm traps

 

What's blooming:

-- Red Maple

-- American Holly

-- Wild Mustard

-- Dandelion

-- Willow

-- Red Bud

-- Tulip Poplar

-- Buckwheat Titi

 

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