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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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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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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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Laying Workers: The Why, How, and Now what!

I have tinkering with this post on and off now for some months and cannot get it right. It just seems very meanderng and inconcise. Perhaps it’s the “man-flu” speaking but I had enough of it. You can deal with … Continue reading

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Freebees

Well in the UK it is approaching that time of year when colonies may swarm. This starts in earnest in April and can continue until the end of July. In my area June is the month where it all happens. … Continue reading

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Change of weather, change of fortune

I have been keeping an eye on the hives of late but not messing about with them too much. The weather is flowing inevitability towards autumn and with the shortening of the days comes the slowing down of the hives. … Continue reading

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Worse Beekeeper Ever!

Laying in bed last night reflecting on the evening and feeling more than a little sore from the events my wife mumbled sleepily to me “.. you shouldn’t do beekeeping in a hurry…*snore*”. I had to admit she was right … Continue reading

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