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Bee packages - Bee in Harmony, Rowe Apiaries blog

Bee packages – Part II – Season 4


After installing bee packages last Thursday, I had to wait until Monday to release the queens. I could have removed the sugar candy plug the same day they arrived (surely there is nothing wrong with that) and let the bees release their queens, but I prefer to do it myself, making sure that the queen is accepted and sealing the…

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Bee Packages - Bee in Harmony, Rowe Apiaries, Part I

Bee packages – Part I – Season 4


Just got more bees from Rossman Apiaries and decided to write this quick post on installing bee packages. The bee packages arrived overnight and were delivered by our trustworthy UPS guy, who promptly warned me that the metal mesh edges are very dangerous. Indeed, they were. Despite pocking myself countless times on those wires, the operation went pretty smoothly. Nothing…

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