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, [...]
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Monday’s rota saw Keren and me at Chy Vellan carrying out hive inspections at WCBKA’s apiary. As the hives are being tended on a rota basis, it really is important that good, clear, accurate records are being kept. Anne has designed the rota to ensure [...]
My turn to go to the apiary this week with Graham Caines. Monday 13th was a gorgeous day, and CV is always a sun trap – so all set for a pleasant afternoon beekeeping. The apiary looked very tidy – Anne and Jenny have been [...]
Members might be wondering what has been and is happening at our apiary! Well, during the winter, I visit the apiary every 10 days or so, to check on the hives and feed fondant if necessary, but this year it was mainly to make sure [...]