Originally posted on Simple Bees:
Today the 5 million or so listeners of the BBC radio drama the Archers heard an epsode straight from the Bayer/BBKA book of children’s scare stories. We heard (at 7.30 mins) that the neonic ban…
I am definitely going to do this. It is so useful having staggered seasons. I can wait and see if something has worked for milkwood from spring to summer just in time to start it myself.
Rather than actually do something on my job list last night here is what I did…. … For those who want play along at home here is what you need. Two top bars, two jars, a router, some wax, a … Continue reading
Had a visit to the hive this weekend. It has been nearly three weeks since I moved the hive, and two weeks since I tried to do a check. I can tell you now they are still not at all … Continue reading
I am sat on a plane delayed because “something is a wrong with the wing”. I am heading to the US for business and thought I would use the time to tell you about a visit to the emergency dept … Continue reading
Well now I have somewhere to put my hives I have sited my new kenya top bar hive. It is an entirely non-standard 51″ long (unless you usually cut ikea worktop in half longways), and can take about 32 topbars … Continue reading
The bees have nearly stripped all the pollen from this pussy willow in a single day. You go girls.