Anne and I had a pleasant afternoon with the bees at Chy Vellan. Believe it or not, I actually arrived a little early and brought my brush cutter so that I could trim up the entrance and around the dunny. It was getting a little [...]
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My turn again, this time with Lindsay, after several weeks of leaving the apiary in other capable hands. The shed is still very tidy, the team have been cleaning up and returning old frames, but the rabbits haven’t done as much grass cutting as usual [...]
We have been asked to circulate details of a series of on-line evening lectures throughout the rest of the beekeeping season, starting on 9th June, from Ken and Dan Basterfield. Topics are chosen to fit with the work in the apiary, aiming to be timely and [...]
It’s All About The Queen Another gloriously sunny and warm day, putting the bees and Heather and me in good humour for the start of the afternoon’s work. Hawthorn in full flower and brambles starting to do their stuff. What could go wrong…. Just a [...]
Another perfect sunny day down at the apiary — apart from a capricious cold wind, which intermittently annoyed the bees. The snow, swirling in the wind and covering the ground, on closer observation was merely an abundance of falling seeds from all the willows around, [...]