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Honey bees September 29, 2011


What is causing colony collapse disorder?

Check out this link to some useful information

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/09/25/why-are-the-bees-disappearing.aspx

fife smallholder bee hive

fife smallholder bee hive

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Wildflowers August 21, 2011


Campanula rotundifolia: Flower

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Check out this link http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/aug/17/kew-native-seed-hub. Hope for our bees, moths, and butterflies. When I look round our smallholding I am heartened that all is not lost. We have a range of wild flowers, harebells, oxeye daisies, fox gloves, rosebay willow herbs.

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Bees August 12, 2011

Filed under: articles archive,bee,Nature,smallholder — fifesmallholder @ 6:33 am
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It’s been raining for days and my new hive of honey bees have turned to my syrup for energy. I wonder what it tastes like to them after being on my flowers – fast food?

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