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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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Long time no bee

Well it has once again been a long winter’s break for me and beekeeping. I have had to find other pass times like snowflake cutting, visiting relatives and getting under my wife’s feet. I didn’t really blog much towards the … 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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What is an Ecofloor anyway?

Ecofloor, deep floor, litter filled base, I have heard it called a few things. I first came across the idea through a youtube video by Phil Chandler https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWB-pdlqeFQ It probably sounds more complicated than it is where basically it is … Continue reading

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By eck it’s bin a while

I think I need to start this blog entry with an apology.  I have been remiss in my duties as a blogger. I started a new job in July leaving me less opportunities for online time. I am sorry for … Continue reading

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Fairwell Phoebee

I have today (fri 1st aug) returned from a week away. I have inspected the hives and….. Big beautiful boudica is being elusive but the hive is growing well. We saw brood in all stages and nectar is obviously coming … 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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