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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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A Few Good Men…(or drones)

The importance of allowing colonies to produce drones cannot be overstated…. but I have tried nonetheless. Continue reading

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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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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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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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Listen or your tongue will make you deaf

May has so far been everything that April failed to be. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the apples are blossoming. The oil seed rape (canola) is going great guns and it looks as though the bees … Continue reading

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