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Post by Compostwoman on 31st July 2010, 11:14 am

should have read back again!

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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 31st July 2010, 6:01 pm

Very Happy

okey dokey, first solo bee inspection done today. Things seem ok, found the Queen nice and easily and she is enormous, bigger than the ones I've seen at Bee Night! Don't know if that's particularly good or not but there was plenty of brood, spotted some larvae and quite a bit of honey. There were a few dead bods on the ground but I guess that's to be expected. Sugar syrup all made up and in the feeder. Just got to let them get on with it now and try and be patient and not go poking around too much.

All the buddleia is just coming out in the garden so they should have plenty to feed on
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 1st August 2010, 9:46 am

The Gallery (cue Vision On Music) seems to have disappeared so more bee piccies here

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 1st August 2010, 10:39 am

That link doesn't work, JB

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 1st August 2010, 8:02 pm

No, it says "You don't have permission to access this page"

have you password protected it?

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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 1st August 2010, 8:28 pm

How odd, it's working for me, not password protected, should be for anyone to see

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Post by Compostwoman on 1st August 2010, 9:03 pm

I am getting a Yahoo password request as well...

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 1st August 2010, 9:05 pm

AngelinaJellyBeana wrote:How odd, it's working for me, not password protected, should be for anyone to see


well yeah, because you posted it....

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Post by Compostwoman on 1st August 2010, 9:10 pm

OK its working now and no password needed .

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Post by Lottie on 8th August 2010, 2:53 pm

So how's it all going, my lil buzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzy friend!

Have you named them all yet? it must be sooooooooooooo exciting, and I am beyond jealous . I think I may have found a chappy to help me next year, as in to apprentice with, he doesn't know this yet though...
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 8th August 2010, 10:12 pm

So far so good. They've started drawing out some of the unused brood foundation and I've put the super on top now so hopefully they can build up some stores for the winter as well as having the feeder on top.
Quite a few dead bees under the hive but I think they are just old worn out ones as there's no sign of wasp attack and they all seem fine and healthy inside the hive. Lots of new brood too.



Lottie their names are.....Bee1,2,3,4, etc
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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 23rd August 2010, 8:46 pm

I don't believe those pics are real. The bees are in bright sunlight and you live in Manchester.
Or did you hire Krieg lights?
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