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Hi everyone,
Looking fireard to picking everyone’s brains on here as I start my journey in beekeeping. This is something I have been thinking about for years but never had the time. I find myself staring down the barrels of treatment for cancer, so retirement looms and by spring should be in a fit state to start up some colonies. so I hope you don’t mind if I ask lots of questions over the winter🤣🤣

adam
 

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Yes welcome Adam and wish you well over the coming months ahead with your treatment. Fire away and no question is a silly one despite what some may say.
 

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Welcome and hope you get on top of treatment too
 

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A very simple book to start on is ' bees at the bottom of the garden' . There are more comprehensive ones but you can move up to them! Good luck with the treatment!
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Hi Adam.
I was in your position exactly a year ago. Now at the end of active treatment I have started beekeeping this year. I'm also in Kernow.
 

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Thank you for all your kind words. Recovering from surgery now and awaiting to hear if need radiotherapy (I’m hoping not) .
Getting set for first colony in spring2022 I hope!
Lots of reading over the winter then. Exciting times in the horizon.
 

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Great to see some others from Kernow, I hope all goes well with your treatment. I'm at the start of my Bee journey as well so I will be watching your questions they will probably be the same as mine. I've just had my poly Langstroth arrive and setting it up for next season. I'm lucky that I have friend in my village who lives near by so I have been doing hive inspections with him really cool and learning a lot.
 

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