Pussy willow in March

Get It Right In Spring

Pussy willow (Salix family) What do people do with their bees in March in the UK? Not much! Everyone is different, and bees, climate and available forage vary enormously from place to place. Crocuses are blooming, snowdrops are still about,…
Pollen in January (Photo by Mark Phillipson)

Do They Need Feeding?

Pollen in January (Photo by Mark Phillipson) I will write about feeding bees sugar and pollen substitutes in late winter and early spring. It's very much a 'beekeeping is local' situation; timings vary from region to region and from year…