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  1. Nectar & Pollen Plants
    I am a new beekeeper, and am from the Georgian Triangle area of Ontario. I am looking for information on the nectar flows and times of Dearth for my region but can't seem to find anything. I am looking for advice from other keepers in my surrounding area, or any links to information that could...
  2. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Hey guys i'm up in Ontario, noticed the bees bringing in two different types of pollen today. Seems like the queen has a lot of eggs and larvae on the go! When I inspected the hive a week ago I noticed a small cluster of eggs around about 40 capped worker cells on a couple bars, so they have...
  3. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Neonicotinoid Insecticide Residues in Surface Water and Soil Associated with Commercial Maize (Corn) Fields in Southwestern Ontario Neonicotinoid insecticides have come under scrutiny for their potential unintended effects on non-target organisms, particularly pollinators in agro-ecosystems. As...
  4. Bee Forum
    Does anyone have an idea when the first pollen may arrive here in Ontario? Everyone knows the spring has been so slow in coming, but we have had a few decent days in a row and wondering when the first pollen may start arriving. Also, willow trees first? I am a new beek and over-wintered 3 of...
  5. Welcome Forum
    Hi there. This is my second year beekeeping. Last year I had a single Langstroth hive, but this year, I'm hoping to expand to a second Langstroth as well as a Top Bar Hive (3 colonies total). I keep bees as a hobby and I'm happy to take only a small amount of honey and wax for my own personal...
  6. Photo/Video Gallery
    Just finished writing a piece for Wondercafe and used many of these images to set up a discussion about the differences between medieval beekeeping and modern apiculture. Have a look if you like that sort of stuff...
  7. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    Dancing Bee Apiaries is pleased to offer Beekeeping Lessons taking place in the Spring And throughout the Summer. Lessons are in Canton Ontario. Please visit our website for all the details : www.dancingbeehoney.com Our beginner lessons are filling fast, so register soon. $40 person, $55 for...
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