This week appears to be bringing the first signs of spring and a change to one of the wettest winters on record. With the temperature in the late teens over the weekend I took the opportunity to begin inspecting my … Read More
I am standing on a delayed and overcrowded train from Paddington on the hottest day, sure you get the picture, I think that writing a blog about bees will take my mind of the current situation in which I find … Read More
As the season begins to draw to a close i am making the most of a strong colony to produce some more queens.
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
as Matt returns to his apiary to see the final results of his queen rearing activity Read More
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