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7 Years In a Bee Tree

In late November seven years ago, a distant neighbor cut down an alder tree that was hanging over his driveway. Unbeknownst to him, that tree was a bee tree – home to a feral honeybee hive. The top of the … Continue reading

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Spirit Bee yellow jacket tips to protect your bees

With the arrival of early spring, here are some Spirit Bee yellow jacket tips to protect your bees. At the end of winter I’m ready for bee season to begin. I’ve got two “do now” tasks: cleaning bait hives and equipment … Continue reading

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Give a Song of Increase gift for the holidays

If you’ve been wondering what to get your bee-loving friends, how about a Song of Increase gift? Paypal today and I’ll sign it and get it in the mail to you same day. Tell me who to dedicate it to and I’ll … Continue reading

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Winter means making difficult bee decisions

Each winter is different, but many times winter means making difficult bee decisions. In a normal year the first frost would have laid its silver tips on the fields six weeks ago, but this fall has been wetter and warmer than … Continue reading

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