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Beekeeping tips on a growing hobby

Burlington, Vermont – March 23, 2011

Beekeeping is a growing hobby and we are learning all about it on The :30.

Each month we are checking in to see what it takes year-round to keep bees. Scott Wilson is a beekeeper and runs Heavenly Honey Apiary in Monkton. We visited his facility to see what happens as spring starts to arrive.

"At this point of the season, beekeepers are very anxious to get into their hives and see how things are going," said Wilson. "With the unpredictable weather, you kind of just have to pick your day and go for it." Beekeepers should be looking for that 50 degree warm day, he said.

"So far, my hives are doing very well," he said encouragingly.

For more, watch the video from The :30.

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