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A Good Beekeeper?

A Good Beekeeper?


I wrote a while ago that I had been buying seeds from the Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Co for 8 years. I have got a collection of vegetable, fruit, herb and flower seeds in my freezer by now. Their mission is to preserve heirloom seeds. This past year only, they added a very exciting selection of edible and decorative flowers, culinary and medicinal herbs and…

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Using antibiotics in the beehive - Bee in Harmony, Rowe Apiaries blog

Using antibiotics in the beehive


  If I was to look back at my first year of beekeeping, the most daunting question to me was whether I should medicate or not medicate my bees.  Actually, even before that, when my hives became overrun by SHB within three weeks of getting my splits, I had to ask myself whether I am going to follow the advice…

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