Category Archives: Builds

Warréing about Fondant

  I am really not sure how many more bad puns I can get out of warré hives. Moving on I am fed up with my jam thermometer. Yes, I know you probably haven’t opened up my blog to hear … Continue reading

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For the Love of Joe

On the back of the hive startup malachy (and my all round generousness) I have been helping out Joe and Susie. Joe and Susie have been wanting to get into beekeeping for some years but had decided it was something out of … Continue reading

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Underwear teaches us Change is Good

“Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything” – George Bernard Shaw Now I have tried to make this blog article all high and mighty I have to disappoint and say it is … Continue reading

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What is an Ecofloor anyway?

Ecofloor, deep floor, litter filled base, I have heard it called a few things. I first came across the idea through a youtube video by Phil Chandler https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWB-pdlqeFQ It probably sounds more complicated than it is where basically it is … Continue reading

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“So.. Have you built that Warré yet?” :)

I really should stop procrastinating but I never seem to be able to get around to it. As you may or may not know I have been saying I will build a warré for a while. As you may or … Continue reading

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Much and More OR a mixed bag!

Quite a full and varied weekend all in all. My parents visited, we went to a wedding, I split my hive, got a call out for bees (unfortunately bumble), I built a larger pen for the fast growing chicks, I … Continue reading

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“Warre?”… “A bit I suppose”

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

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