Kōrero: Beekeeping

Winter feeding

Winter feeding

In winter, wet, cold weather and an absence of flowers means that nectar is scarce. So beekeepers supply sugar to hives to keep the bees fed and healthy, and ready for nectar gathering in spring.

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Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Allan Gillingham, 'Beekeeping - Beekeepers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15767/winter-feeding (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008