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Another gem from Rusty – this time on laying workers


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Inspection notes – Is Chalk brood a national problem?

After the arrival of my 6th grandchild just a few days ago, I’m afraid the rainy day made me assume we wouldn’t open the hives so I went to have a second cuddle with granddaughter instead of attending the Hughenden … Continue reading

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The rooftops of London … high class hives!

I can’t believe I have only just found this as it dates from 2009. Worth a look

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Devilishly cunning

I was reading various ideas about how people could try and get bees out of chimneys and other awkward places.  The ingenuity is absolutely staggering. Once you can see an entrance / exit hole the key is to create from … Continue reading

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Planning apiary expansion

My apiary is a separate parcel of land at the bottom of the garden overlooking fields with grazing cows and facing south. Continue reading

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