Still entrapped; range of bees

Secret_Gardener/ June 6, 2011/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

While Albert remains in place, but getting closer to escaping her plastic cell, we thought we would share some information about our honey bees. Typically, carniolan bees have a range of 3 miles from their hive, and don’t go further than 5 miles. Some people have asked us with shock at what is there available for the bees to collect and feed on, despite our small garden on their doorstep, they will have no shortage of food when you consider this is where they are likely to venture: Suddenly London looks small when a single hive considers this area fair game for gathering stores from.

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