Bees in April

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Hellebore in late April.

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Bees drinking water collected in a sedum. It’s been a very dry month.

Busy time

Opening the hive to inspect.

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Bees on the candy boards we made from cane sugar. They ate 4 lbs already and are about to finish the next 4lbs. We feed them in late winter in case they run out of honey before the pollen really starts to come out.

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The paper from candy board #1.

IMG_9166Pollen on a bees legs!

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Norway maples, April 19, 2013.

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