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Water and its three uses in a beehive. By Lindsay Wilson Firstly, Bees need water to dilute honey before it can be use as food in the hive. Secondly, Water is needed to maintain a high humidity levels to stop the brood from drying out. Thirdly, As a water-cooled air...
Candy Recipe Feed for bees

Candy Recipe Feed for bees

An Emergency Winter Feed for Bees By Ian Brown If you are uncertain whether your bees have sufficient winter stores, then the following is a recipe for candy which can be safely fed to the bees when they are not active due to cold conditions and therefore could not be...
Meade Recipe

Meade Recipe

Meade Recipe Double Fermented Aged Honey Meade Be patient, this Meade will take about 18 months before it is ready to drink and the longer you leave it, the better it is. Club members that tasted it in Jan 2015 will now know that what they tasted had matured in the...
Opening a Hive

Opening a Hive

Opening a Hive Things You Should Do Each & Every Time You Open A Hive. By Lindsay Wilson Observation – Of the area and hive, flight paths, activity, pollen going into the hive, guard bees, and the most important is the weather e.g; Temperature and wind. As...