Hard Candy

The hives are alive!

This is the time of year when I start getting anxious to know whether or not the bees have survived the worst of winter…because it’s been a pretty bad winter, all told.

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So yesterday — during a sunny, sixty-degree interval of an afternoon — I made them some candy (= powdered sugar + water + spoonful o’ pollen) and drizzled it at the entrances to the hives.

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And lo! The bees did eat of it!

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