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Honey Bees on Purple Dead Nettle

From a Brutal Cold Winter…To An Unusually Warm Spring

It does not usually get too cold here in North Carolina, or at least not for very long.  Except for this winter. We had temps in the low teens and single digits for far longer than I have ever seen in the 30 years that I have been here.Now February has arrived and the temps warmed up.  They tend to warm quickly here and we have already had several days of high 70’s, if not low 80’s.  That big flux in temperatures has made everything POP!!  Not only did my daffodils shoot […]

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Rescued Bees and Water Dish

January at The Bee Lady Apiary

2018 – WOW – The years pass so quickly, and like most cold winters, I worry about my bees!   Do they have enough food?  Can they survive temperatures in the teens and single digits?  Most years it does not get really cold in North Carolina.  Well, this year was one of the exceptions.  In December 2017 we had temps in the teens and single digits for about 2 weeks.  Then there was a little bit of reprieve of temps in the 40’s and 50’s and then another waft o […]

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I’m BACK!! The Bee Lady is back up and running with a BRAND NEW LOOK AND A BRAND NEW WEBSITE! The Hiatus was from blogging,

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