Category Archives: Warré

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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Happy day

Leaving work today I spotted a woodpecker!.. Not so amazing I know but I had had an awful week and chose to believe this was a good omen. When I returned home I checked in on the chickens and all … Continue reading

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Hive Update

The weather this week has been fairly changeable. Within the same day we see cycling of bright sunshine and torrential downpours. This in itself isn’t too unusual and should you be particularily averse to wet weather may I suggest that … Continue reading

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A Bungling beekeeper and some worrying wasps

The weather forecaster had warned us of a wet weekend and was characteristically wrong. This weekend was the hottest so far this year, though its competition has been wanting. My saturday morning dog walk was one of discoveries. I noticed … Continue reading

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Something for Steve

I will get to the post heading in due time… maybe… Pre-amble part one: First an update from last week. Because I knew how much work I would have on this week (starting with a 13hr day on Sunday) I … Continue reading

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The Pondering’s of Bernhard

Little has been happening in my apiary of late. As I have said before it seems that swarming doesn’t turn up until June so I have the next month to look forward to. Meanwhile the bees are building up nicely. … Continue reading

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The Student becomes the Master

Last year I managed to interest my dad in the way of the bees. Having kindly produced some new warré boxes for me I sent my dad back with a top bar bait hive to try out on the roof … Continue reading

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