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I love getting out to do our hive inspections. Being very new to...



I love getting out to do our hive inspections. Being very new to bee keeping there is always a lot to learn by doing them. The lack of rain has not been kind to our bees. Three of our hives are doing really well and Ill need to super them in the next couple of weeks, the other three are battling. With two having succumbed to the pressures that come with the drought. It is really testing on everything. Mignon got stung on the nose as an innocent bystander. It is really funny. I am unable to get photographic evidence. Also I cant convince her I didnt sting her #bannatyneslittlefarm #bees #hiveinspection
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I love getting out to do our hive inspections. Being very new to...



I love getting out to do our hive inspections. Being very new to bee keeping there is always a lot to learn by doing them. The lack of rain has not been kind to our bees. Three of our hives are doing really well and I’ll need to super them in the next couple of weeks, the other three are battling. With two having succumbed to the pressures that come with the drought. It is really testing on everything. Mignon got stung on the nose as an innocent bystander. It is really funny. I am unable to get photographic evidence. Also I can’t convince her I didn’t sting her #bannatyneslittlefarm #bees #hiveinspection
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We water from small tanks around the veggie garden, normally by...



We water from small tanks around the veggie garden, normally by watering can. It reduces the amount of water use dramatically. It also suppresses weeds that arent fortunate enough to be drenched. We float older polystyrene planting modules with the drainage hole at the bottom sitting on the waters surface. The bees love them. It was our intention for them to be little water points for them and they have taken to it like bees to water. Im sure your bees would appreciate it in this heat. #bannatyneslittlefarm #beekind #waterpoint #bees #kitchengarden #veggiegarden
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We water from small tanks around the veggie garden, normally by...



We water from small tanks around the veggie garden, normally by watering can. It reduces the amount of water use dramatically. It also suppresses weeds that aren’t fortunate enough to be drenched. We float older polystyrene planting modules with the drainage hole at the bottom sitting on the waters surface. The bees love them. It was our intention for them to be little water points for them and they have taken to it like bees to water. I’m sure your bees would appreciate it in this heat. #bannatyneslittlefarm #beekind #waterpoint #bees #kitchengarden #veggiegarden
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This must be the bee equivalent of swimming in a vat of beer....



This must be the bee equivalent of swimming in a vat of beer. Including the mini fight that would ensue. #bannatyneslittlefarm #beekeeping #bees #happy #buzz
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This must be the bee equivalent of swimming in a vat of beer....



This must be the bee equivalent of swimming in a vat of beer. Including the mini fight that would ensue. #bannatyneslittlefarm #beekeeping #bees #happy #buzz
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