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Hard Life

To collect a pound of honey a bee might have to fly a distance equivalent to twice round the world. This is likely to involve more than 10,000 flower visits on perhaps 500 foraging trips.
A worker honeybee in summer lives only 6 to 8 weeks from the time she hatches as an adult bee. Before that, it takes just 3 weeks for her to develop from an egg.

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Talk: Natural Beekeeping By Gareth John

Published 14.Mar.2016, 12:01am

Red Hot Pokers

Talk Hosted by Orpington Beekeepers

Topic: Natural Beekeeping

Speaker: Gareth John

Date: Wednesday 16th March 2016 

Time: 7.30pm for 8pm

Venue: Unit 3, Atomwide Ltd, Ravensquay Business Centre, Cray Ave, Orpington, BR5 4BQ.

All are welcome and refreshments provided.
 

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