http://www.foe.co.uk/what_we_do/bee_worlds_39332 Just wanted to share the news that our community gardening project has been selected by Friends of the Earth as one of their Bee Worlds. They will be supplying bee friendly seeds to support planting in our village to … Continue reading
A wonderful wealth of wood wombling* for the weekend. I have to admit it…”I am a wood wombler*!” I find it very difficult to throw away pieces of wood that even Isambard Kingdom Brunel would struggle to find some structural … Continue reading
“Tough day at the apiary dear?”… “Nahhhh” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/11/honey-hunters-nepal_n_4937079.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false It makes beekeepers back and the odd sting seem like trivialities by comparison.
https://www.foe.co.uk/what_we_do/bee_cause_petition_to_lord_de_mauley_40967.html Sorry for the two post day folks but I have only just found this: The government are performing a review of the pollinators policy and this will close of the 2nd May. Friends of the Earth have provided a … Continue reading
Here is the next bit of fiddling about I have done instead of getting in with a new hive. Using 40mm batons (to allow for 2mm removal by circular saw) I cut away a strip 9mm wide. I then cut … Continue reading
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I am not someone that knows an awful lot about plants. To be honest unless you can eat it… or it is good for starting fires (mis-spent youth) then I have very little idea what it is. I really want … Continue reading