Maple blooms portend the arrival of spring for honeybees, yet I rarely (never) see a forager on maple blooms. Are maples getting credit for the pollen efforts of other early blooming plants or do I need stronger glasses?
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What new equipment do you like?
I would appreciate any information and testimonials anyone might have related to new equipment offerings in the catalogs or that you may have constructed yourselves. I am presenting a discussion this upcoming Saturday on “New but useful equipment”. I could use some help.
Cold but not too cold
Due to weather, bees cannot fly, but weather is warm enough to get out and see how things are. So far, all has worked well.
Backyard Beekeeping available on-line
A short, colorful book that covers all the general aspects of common beekeeping is available at: http://go.osu.edu/CPj or can be purchased from the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service at: https://store.aces.edu/ItemDetail.aspx?ProductID=13350
Be Patient – all in due time
There is a learning curve involved in all this. Be patient as I learn (and am taught) how to operate this system and get postings out. Thanks