Tag Archives: balanced beekeeping

The Propolis Properties’ Possibilities

Unless you have been living in your bee hives for the last few years you cannot have missed the amount of attention propolis has been getting as a health supplement. I find more and more people ask me propolis. Still … 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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Ventilation or Insulation

I don’t think it is possible to be a bee keeper for more than a month without hearing a lecture from another bee keeper about the importance of insulation OR ventilation, depending on the time of year it could quite … Continue reading

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Sprung has Springed

This last week has treated us to a little sunshine and all of a sudden the world is coming back to life.  I was extremely lucky to have booked the time off of work and feel very smug as a … 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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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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