March 26, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Blue Pollen, Honeybees and Siberian Squill

My honeybees are now gathering beautiful blue pollen from Siberian Squill flowers. I first noticed this stunning steel-blue colored pollen during my hive inspection on March 22, 2012.  Honeybee after foraging honeybee was carrying full baskets of bright blue pollen … Continue reading

January 24, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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The Bees Are Enjoying Their New Candy Board

It’s almost one month later and the bees are still well fed. It’s January, but the temperature is above 50 degrees F today, a perfect opportunity to check on my bees and the state of the candy board. The bees … Continue reading