Bee Blogs – August 2014

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The season has ended with a bit of a whimper for me. I felt it should have been the best season ever given the weather [Read More]

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Bee Blogs – July 2014

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My bees have never really got going this year which is disappointing given the good weather.  They seemed to be listless and lacked the urgency [Read More]

Bee Blogs – June 2014

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This is the business end of the beekeeping year or at least that is how I think of it! All ones work through the year is [Read More]

Bee Blogs – May 2014

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It is June already. My bees seem a bit behind. I have felt over the last month that they were just not themselves or flying [Read More]

Bee Blogs – April 2014

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Introduction
May marks the start of the spring honey flow from sources such as sycamore, horse chestnut, bluebell, fruit trees. To benefit from this flow colonies [Read More]

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Bee Blogs – March 2014

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This year I opened my hives at least two months earlier than last year. The fine, warm weather made this possible. But I was also [Read More]