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February Hive Check

I loathe January.  If January were a vegetable, it would be cauliflower except unlike cauliflower January can’t be redeemed with a cheese sauce.  January has no good holidays.  New Year’s Day is an awful holiday.  Everyone is tired because they stayed up too late.  January is when everyone starts overly ambitious resolutions to exercise more and drink kale smoothies.  January is also a terrible month if you are a beekeeper.  The weather is too cold to open the hives.  You just have to hope that all your fall preparations are working and you don’t have a pile of dead bees at the bottom of the hive. Continue reading