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Time To Expect Them

Categories: SWARMING.
Bee Keeping: Mysteries Of Bee-keeping Explained

The season for regular swarms in this section, I have known to commence

the 15th of May, and in some seasons the 1st of July. The end is about

the 15th of the latter month, with some exceptions. I have had one as

late as the 21st; also a few buckwheat swarms between the 12th and 25th

of August.

The subject now before us is one of thrilling interest. To the apiarian

the prospect of an increase of stocks is sufficient to create some

interest, even when the phenomenon of swarming would fail to awaken it.

But to the naturalist this season has charms that the indifferent

beholder can never realize.