2018 so far

Wow! What a hectic year.  Having largely taken a break from working in the corporate world I’ve had so much on I feel even busier than I was. Bee-wise it’s been an extremely odd year.    A very damp and chilly winter turned into a very damp and chilly spring leaving me with 4 hives…

Early April inspection update (2017)

Spring has sprung, the weather has started to become reliably warmer and it seems as if we’re free of frosts in Southern England for 2017.  You never can tell, of course, but we’ve already had temperatures of 20C+ and the nights are comfortably 5C+. My update on the troublesome ‘brood in the wrong place’ hive…

Flow Hives

In which we discuss the Flow Hive and first year experiences