- Nov 8, 2008
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- Nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.
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I don't know what I am talking about - but I know a man who does:-I have read that you have in UK a big dead rate during winter.
Why we do not have and our climate is very harsh. - Our climate gives not choices what to do for wintering. It is allmost one formula.
"Rain is the principle feature of the weather here- rain and fog. From 1st November to 1st March, except during an occasional spell of dry frosty weather, nothing dries up, and the bee-keeper's problem is to keep the hive dry, not warm"