Tag Archives: bee

Increasing the army to save the bees

We love those companies who join us in spreading knowledge about our bees and help us spread the word about ways in which individuals can promote bee health and preservation.  In the UK the Co-operative has their Plan Bee website … Continue reading

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More on bee sight

Have you come across the book BEE by Rose-Lynn Fisher?  The book is predominantly pictures, grey scale pictures of the most exquisite details of honey bees.  The magic of the pictures is hard to convey in mere words – which … Continue reading

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A potted view of the Hughenden Manor apiary project

This project is detailed more fully on another blog It is a project that allows others to understand a little more about bees and beekeeping with options for those who cannot become beekeepers themselves or those who are tempted but … Continue reading

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Catching up a bit

We have had such a busy few weeks/months and I am afraid the blog has been neglected. The hives were prepared for winter – treated for varroa,  fed syrup and in theory settled in for the winter.  What winter?  It … Continue reading

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Like seeing your children off on the first day of a new term

It is not even that sunny, but an optimistic trip to the apiary was optimistic because it was mild for the last day in February. On the way down I saw signs that the moles might be coming through to … Continue reading

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