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Minding the June Gap

I ran this piece last year, but it’s worth repeating. After the natural spring bouquet has begun to fade, honey bees may become hungry. The hives are (usually) strong with lots of brood. If there is a long gap between … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap!

If you travel¬†metro in London (and many other cities) you might hear a polite admonition from the public address system, “Mind the gap!”¬† It’s advising you not to get your footwear stuck between the train and platform while boarding. Beekeepers … Continue reading

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