Category Archives: Country life

Too much for one post

Well where to start. Not sure what has taken longest on this one. Writing the blog a post, deciding what to include, or trying to think of a pithy name (gave up). Let’s just go through the hives and have an … Continue reading

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A Mice Surprise!

I have a fear that this blog may turn into a pun exchange with happy hour at the top bar hive. I went inspect Boudica and her meanie bees last night. I lifted the lid to find a field mouse … Continue reading

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Forage Almighty

I haven’t inspected now for a week and a half and truth be told I am itching to see how things are going. How has the recombine gone for the previous double hive? Has the extra comb meant that all … Continue reading

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A Poultry Matter

Yes, I know this a bee blog but thought I would tell you about our newest animals. My daughter Skyla said all she wanted for her 5th birthday watch some chicks she could watch grow into chickens *sigh*. I have … Continue reading

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Lesson put into action

I had a call from the farmer next door to say he was spraying the field the following day. As you may know from a previous post. The spraying by this farmer has caused a few issues before now. He has … Continue reading

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It’s a bee’s world

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

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The Bee Cause UK

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

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