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elainemary 

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Winter wonderland in the South Pennines. Sorry no pics of hives, maybe later this winter!
 

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happyculteur 

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alpes de haute provence,france altitude 4000 ft.
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Were they covered for long?
Yes, too long. That winter I learnt the importance of hive insulation. My next visit after the photos were taken, I discovered a roughly half inch gap between the hive walls and the snow where the heat from the hive had melted the snow.:hairpull:
 

hemo 

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Last decent snow here in W .Sx was 2010.001.JPG
The small nuc was empty and was awaiting a quick clean up.
2010 022.JPG
 
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Link goes to Norfolk Honey
We've esc aped so far which is a good thing
The barn owls have had a tough enough time in the rain already
Try the link now it works.. Is it snowing with you the farm has snow.. And I've come back to more... Time for a game of monopoly :cry::LOL:
The rain has been bad here to. chickens are being kept in and I've let them in the tunnel to eat the lettuce/ winter greens.
 
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Snowing here too, although our dog is not enjoying it as much as yours Amanda.
 

Fritillary 

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Lovely photos! We had an enthusiastic fall of big fat flakes here yesterday but it didn't last long and melted shortly thereafter. I am on the valley floor here though.
On the downside, I haven't seen the longtailed tits for 2 or 3 days now. :(
 
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