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Time to split the colony?

Today’s visit to the hive was to split the colony based on the number of queen cells that had been drawn out Read More

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First Inspection

At last I get a proper look at my bees – catch-up with TJ’s Bee Buzz Read More

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Open Farm Sunday

Discover life on Britain’s Farms – Sunday 12th June 10am to 4pm Read More

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24th May: Some Photos

A much sunnier, calmer day today and the bees are out and about… Read More

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Transfer Nuc Of Bees To Hive

It’s time to put all that theory to the test – at last my Bees are home! Read More

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Sunday 22nd May: Bees Finally Arrive!!

After a weekend on Sark my nucleus of bees had finally arrived at the teaching Apiary. I’m a “newbee” beekeeper in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK, blogging about my first year keeping bees. Read More

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Expect the unexpected!

Matt continues his updates on Queen Rearing Read More

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Queen rearing begins…

Follow me through this years attempt to rear my own queens… Read More

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Matt’s Bee Blog

Join one of our members, Matt, and his regular updates during his third season of keeping bees. Read More

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In The Apiary: May

We are having a wonderful spring at the moment, and the bees are building up quickly, foraging on cherries, plum and increasingly oilseed rape. More from our expert Nigel. Read More

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