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The Virgin Queen and The Robbers

With still no sign of a queen, eggs or any brood last Sunday my original hive was not looking good. Read More

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Making Increase

As the season begins to draw to a close i am making the most of a strong colony to produce some more queens.
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New to beekeeping?

Our final Evening Summer Meeting for Beginners and Public alike – now is your chance to get up close and personal with the bees. Read More

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Honey Extraction

I put a clearer board on the hive yesterday to clear the honey super but found there were loads of bees still sitting on the honey – next time I’ll give it 48 hours. As usual they were very good … Read More

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Absent Queen and Dodgy Swarm

I’ve been keeping an eye on the swarm, which seems to have settled in OK and is taking plenty of syrup, but there’s not been much general activity to be seen… Read More

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Recipe Time

Have a go at making Samatha’s tasty loaf! Read More

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Honey And A Swarm!

I got up this morning and just couldn’t wait any longer; I just had to have some honey for my breakfast! Read More

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A surprise at the apiary today…

There were more bees than normal flying around the stack of hive parts in the corner. All the other hives were quite busy too. Read More

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